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It works just fine for the first two chapters of the book where we discuss mostly doom and gloom: Until the tools which we use to evaluate business decisions are fundamentally crzdle to account for the health of natural capital, the majority of the recommendations made by environmentalists like the authors of this book will never catch on in general industry.

There are some great examples of how green bui A great topic, but not the best presentation. The name field is required. The ideal we should reach for is that of a cherry tree–a cherry tree creates far more blossoms than it needs to survive, yet those blossoms that go unused decompose and help the soil and surrounding ecosystem flourish.

Eco-efficiency, according to McDonough and Braungart, is just about making a bad system a little less bad.

Some topics that were brought up didn’t have any paper referenced in the back which is a shame, because I wanted to know where their information was coming from for a few voedseel the issues addressed where they didn’t have a paper cited. What they say will surprise you.

Fcuss on the positive materials that are inherently good not less bad. Sweet and sour on this book: They are not big fans of recycling, for example, because most things that are recycled were not affval for same, and it takes a lot of energy to cycle them ‘down’ fradle a lower use like recycling paper. The book was published inbefore MBDC did assessment and certification, so the polymer has not been assessed in that comprehensive way.


Tre anni fa avevo assistito ad una conferenza di uno degli autori e avevo trovato questa idea dell’upcycling veramente geniale e leggere il libr This book is really very interesting and clear. After all the negative of the first two chapters, the optimistic world proposed seemed utopian and entirely unattainable. The revolutionary idea, however, lacks in concrete examples despite how long the authors have been around unclear as to whether this is due to confidentiality issuesand ends up resorting to pretty obvious suggestions don’t use materials that kill you, do use materials that can feed the environment or, wait for it, instead of rethink The idea behind this book is radical and interesting: Living things thrive on the energy of current solar income.

A lot of important information in here. And of course, before the Great Satan Vkedsel reared its ugly head, humans approached nature with reverence and respect, and lived in tune with nature; the fact that, for example, nearly all megafauna disappeared on all continents right about the time the first humans arrived, why, that’s just a coincidence.

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things () | William McDonough

Or if it is, it’s at the chemical level — there’s a “bad list” of proven carcinogens, instead of a good list of chemicals known to be safe. I’m particularly in love with Mrs. Braungart is the recipient of numerous honors, awards, and fellowships from the Heinz Endowment, the W. McDonough and Braungart draw on years of experience as designers, chemists, and generally eco-minded sorts to present a really compelling argument as to why the way we currently make things is 1 not sustainable and 2 in basically every way bad for us and the environment.

Why would the packaging be more durable than its product? Advanced Search Find a Library. Please enter the message. Pretty much as advertised — a screed in a good way against the normal cradle-to-grave paradigm of consumerism and short-sighted product design.

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This book presents a third option that goes a long way towards reconciling the two.

The book is sobering but also hopeful – I was reading it on the bus the other morning and found myself daydreaming about how the environment in my library could be improved by putting a garden on the roof which would help regulate the building temperature while also giving us a place to go that is green Weergaven Lezen Bewerken Geschiedenis.

The authors call this “downcycling”, which means just what it sounds like it means. A “thing” is born manufacturedit is consumed, and then thrown away. And educational – I was shocked to learn that chromium is used in leather tanning. I wouldn’t recommend it unless you’ve lived under a rock for the first 20 years of your life. Als we ophouden met het maken van ‘minder slechte’ producten en uitsluitend nog intelligente producten ontwerpen, gemaakt van materialen die we steeds weer kunnen teruggeven aan technische of biologische kringlopen.

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May 07, Phil rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Overall, that initial design effort saved them money. It was not the easiest read; Vodesel probably waded through more than half. In legde hij deze functie weer neer, omdat hij zich verder wilde verdiepen in eco-effectief bouwen en produceren. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

This is the rhetorical question that the book asks over and over in many forms.