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William McDonough; Michael Braungart. "Reduce, reuse, recycle," urge environmentalists--in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. As this book argues, however, this approach perpetuates a one-way "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that casts off as much as. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by William McDonough. Read online, or download in secure EPUB format. by William McDonough, Michael Braungart. "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as this provocative, visionary book argues, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that.
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But as this provocative, visionary book argues, this approach perpetuates a one- way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to the. An exciting, simple and groundbreaking new vision, Cradle to Cradleoffers this approach. With clear, accessible - even humorous - arguments, celebrated. Download at ==>>ppti.info?book= Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things read ebook Online PDF.
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Interesting ideas, not sure how to make them happen. The book itself is an example of redesigning objects to fulfill the principles of sustainability. Made from synthetic paper, the ink can be washed off and reused when the book is recycled.
And educational - I was shocked to learn that chromium is used in leather tanning. Bottom line - doing less bad is still no good. Bottomer line - we have to change just about everything that we From to he served as dean of the school of architecture at the University of Virginia. In Time magazine recognized him as a "Hero for the Planet," stating that "his utopianism is grounded in a unified philosophy that—in demonstrable and practical ways—is changing the design of the world.
They argue that conventional, expensive eco-efficiency measures things like recycling or emissions reduction are inadequate for protecting the long-term health of the planet.
Our industrial products are simply not designed with environmental safety in mind; there's no way to reclaim the natural resources they use or fully prevent ecosystem damage, and mitigating the damage is at best a stop-gap measure. What the authors propose in this clear, accessible manifesto is a new approach they've dubbed 'eco-effectiveness': designing from the ground up for both eco-safety and cost efficiency.
They cite examples from their own work, like rooftops covered with soil and plants that serve as natural insulation; nontoxic dyes and fabrics; their current overhaul of Ford's legendary River Rouge factory; and the book itself, which will be printed on a synthetic 'paper' that doesn't use trees.
Because profitability is a requirement of the designs, the thinking goes, they appeal to business owners and obviate the need for regulatory apparatus. These shimmery visions can sound too good to be true, and the book is sometimes frustratingly short on specifics, particularly when it comes to questions of public policy and the political interests that might oppose widespread implementation of these designs.
Still, the authors' original concepts are an inspiring reminder that humans are capable of much more elegant environmental solutions than the ones we've settled for in the last half-century.
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Copyright Cahners Business Information, Inc. Read more See all Editorial Reviews. A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism Reduce - Wikipediahttps en. The Better Angels of Our Nature. Steven D. I Am Malala. Malala Yousafzai.
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They invite you to join them to celebrate the accomplishments of the Cradle to Cradle Instead, they suggest, why not become co-creators of the simplest invention ever: Cradle to Cradle by William McDonough and Micheal Braungart enlightens us on eco-efficiency and the necessity to become more symbiotic with nature.
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