Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Program Will Contribute to Credits in New Version of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard
May 10, 2018
With the release of the latest version of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard later this year (expected in August), stakeholders will now be able to use the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Material Health Assessment Methodology to demonstrate achievement in credits 126.96.36.199 (Chemical…
New San Francisco Regulation Requires Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver or Higher for Carpet Specifications
May 6, 2018
In March, the City & County of San Francisco adopted a comprehensive new regulation requiring that all carpet installed in city-funded construction projects be Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver or better. The decision is the result of the City’s extensive investigation into current materials…
Non-Toxic Batteries, Toys that Promote Housing, Functional Furniture Win Final Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge
January 24, 2018
The winners of the latest Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge have been announced by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. This is the final competition in a series of six global Challenges, which invited designers, sustainability professionals and students to re-envision and…
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Form Collaboration to Further Shared Vision of a Circular Economy
January 11, 2018
OAKLAND, CA -- The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute have today furthered their collaboration and, in recognition of their complementary organisational missions and goals, have identified areas for partnership designed to galvanize momentum towards…
December 19, 2017
New resource center from Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute’s Fashion Positive initiative aims to facilitate material innovation for fashion.
November 21, 2017
Following the official launch of Built Positive earlier this year, the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute hosted three educational events that engaged architects and designers in exploring the program’s core principles and how to put them to work in upcoming projects.
On October 5 in…
November 2, 2017
OAKLAND, CA – Cradle to Cradle Certified products have been added to the list of third party certifications recognized under The Home Depot’s expanded Eco Options program.
Established by The Home Depot in 2007, Eco Options is a voluntary program that recognizes products that have less of an…
November 2, 2017
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has announced the panel of leading global design, manufacturing, and sustainability experts who will judge Design Challenge 6 entries.
October 11, 2017
Consideration for the circular economy has always been a top priority for Lindner Group KG, a building product manufacturer based in Arnstorf, Germany. Three years ago, the company committed to that mission in a more formal manner by taking the first steps toward Cradle to Cradle…
October 10, 2017
As the green building industry continues to evolve, the ideas behind what constitutes resource efficiency are deepening beyond simply seeking products with recycled content. “Design for Disassembly,” one of the six core principles within the Built Positive movement, is a concept in which buildings…