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Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things is a non-fiction book by German chemist Michael Braungart and U.S. architect William McDonough. McDonough and Braungart propose catching the problem Por qué los productos deberían ir “de la cuna a la cuna”May 25, In “articles”. DE LA CUNA A LA CUNA History Es un libro publicado en por el Químico Michael Braungart y el Arquitecto William McDonough.

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The book was published in by North Point Press. Email Reddit Pocket Instapaper. Remaking the Way We Make Things, encapsulating a journey of discovery about materials as biological or technical nutrients and their use periods and their evolution. At present though, few laws are put in place in any country to oblige manufacturers to take back their products for disassemblynor are there willaim such obligations for manufacturers of cradle-to-cradle products.

Similarly, human constructs can utilize clean and renewable ka in many forms—such as solar, wind, geothermal, gravitational energy and other energy systems being developed today—thereby capitalizing on these abundant resources while supporting human and environmental health.

While the C2C model has influenced the construction or redevelopment of many smaller buildings, several large companies, organisations and governments have also implemented the C2C model and its ideas and concepts:.

The term itself is a play on the popular corporate phrase “Cradle to Grave,” implying that the C2C model is sustainable and considerate of life and future generations i. Retrieved from ” https: It suggests that the ” reduce reuse recycle ” methods perpetuate this cradle-to-grave strategy, and that more changes need to be made.


Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Cradle to Cradle has been translated into 13 languages thus far. Birth control Family planning Control Overpopulation Zero growth.

Friedrich Schmidt-Bleekhead of the German Wuppertal Institute called his assertion, that the “old” environmental movement had hindered innovation with its pessimist approach “pseudo-psychological humbug”. For the design theory, see Cradle to Cradle Design. Cradle to Cradle is obligatory reading for industrial designers, businesspeople, executives, students, architects and anyone interested in a well-articulated alternative to how things are made that is respectful of nature and how industrial production should be in the coming decades.

Brezet; Allocation in recycle systems: The C2C concept ignores the use phase of a product. Michael Al published The Hannover Principles: The book uses historical examples such as the Industrial Revolution along with commentary on science, nature, and society.

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The question of how to deal ucna the countless existing technical nutrients synthetic materials that cannot be recycled or reintroduced to the natural environment is dealt with in C2C design. A major constraint in the optimal recycling of materials is that at civic amenity sites, products are not disassembled by hand and have each individual part sorted into a bin, but instead have the entire product sorted into a certain bin.

Remaking the way we make things They were immediately interested in working together to create a better world for each other, and in they coauthored The Hannover Principles: Products that can be reincorporated into industrial cycles. They began discussing toxicity and design.


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In the cradle to cradle model, all materials used in industrial or commercial processes—such as metals, fibersdyes —fall into one of two categories: Siete beneficios casas pref. Mcdonoighafter 20 years of working with companies, they saw a need to scale up the transformation. The model has been implemented by a number of companies, organizations and governments around the world, predominantly cina the European UnionChina and the United States.

Many critics pleaded for a public-private partnership overseeing the C2C concept, thus enabling competition and growth of practical applications and services. Around the world, geology, hydrology, photosynthesis and nutrient cycling, adapted to locale, yield an astonishing diversity of natural and cultural life.

The academic research of companies lead to the elaboration of the Biosphere Rulesa set of five principles derived from nature that guide the implementation of circular models in production. Remaking the Way We Make Thingsarchitect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart present an integration of design and science that provides enduring benefits for society from safe materials, water and energy in circular economies and eliminates the concept of waste.

In this manner these materials can be used over and over again instead of being ” downcycled ” into lesser products, ultimately becoming waste.