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Upcycling: What is it? 8 Kick Buttock Examples

In nature nothing is ever wasted. When a plant dies it decomposes and becomes the nutrients for new life. Upcycling mimics this natural process. Upcycle  TerraCycle® definition: Using every aspect of waste as value… Typically a piece of waste can be seen as two things: the material it’s made from and the shape it is in. For … Continue reading

(video) William McDonough of C2C: A New Design Paradigm – conversation with Joel Makower

The Cradle to Cradle vision and concept is vitally important. It is not discouraging as some may suggest. It is wildly encouraging, motivating, and empowering. The State of Green Business  2011 keynote interview. William McDonough, Founding Partner and Principal, MBDC and William McDonough + Partners in conversation with Joel Makower Founder of Greenbiz.com “Cradle to … Continue reading

(TED Video) Majora Carter: Greening the ghetto !

http://www.ted.com In an emotionally charged talk, MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx — and shows how minority neighborhood suffer most from flawed urban policy.  http://www.majoracartergroup.com/ Majora Carter on Twitter http://twitter.com/MajoraCarter The following bio is from Majora Carter’s page at Ted: Majora Carter is a visionary voice in city … Continue reading

Green Product Innovation Institute, Inc. and Cradle to Cradle™ in Action

Ahhh, how do I love thee… The Cradle to Cradle framework is like the left hand in a Chopin, Nocturn, Opus 27 #2 piano solo. The right hand is the sound of a healthy planet. Together they make the most beautiful music. From their About page: The Green Products Innovation Institute Inc. (GPII) is a … Continue reading

Cradle to Cradle & The New Green Products Innovation Institute!

 I am very excited about the new  Green Products Innovation Institute in California. It is intended to support California’s Green Chemistry Initiative, which calls for the elimination of toxic substances from materials and manufacturing processes for all textiles and other products sold in California. Image Credit: Michelle Kaufmann/C2C MBDC Cradle to Cradle is an MBDC … Continue reading

I Have Taken the Plastiki Pledge! Take the challenge before the Plastiki reaches Sydney

They needed 12,500 bottles to float the Plastiki. Now they are looking for 12,500 pledges to kick off their mission to save the ocean… Just in time for Earth Day … Three simple actions will help get rid of 90 percent of the waste currently heading out to sea from land. For the earth, our … Continue reading

(Video) Update from Sea: 1 sexy Plastiki, 1 recovering seasick sailor, and 1 exceptionally chipper co-skipper.

(Video) H(and)M’s First Sustainable Fashion Line! The Garden Collection

Bravo H&M!!!! It is a good start.  H&Ms first eco-friendly, flower-filled spring line, The Garden Collection. With fabric made using organic and recycled materials, The Garden Collection brings together flowy, feminine designs inspired by green gardens, sunny landscapes, and 70s hippie chic. The collection hits H&M stores March 25th. Video by FabSugar!  Thanks to Starre Vartan … Continue reading

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