Cradle-to-Cradle Design


Cradle-to-Cradle Design

  • Nature-inspired Textiles Incorporate Recycled Content

    Comprising six patterns, the Bright Side collection from Carnegie is woven from 100 percent post-consumer polyester and is finished with Cradle to Cradle-certified Nanotex Resist Stains and Durablock, an antimony-free 100 percent polyester barrier.

  • A Guide to Understanding Green Standards and Certification

    The research company Air Quality Sciences has released a white paper that compares eight "primary movers" in the marketplace of green products.

  • Carpet Contains Sustainable Fiber

    Zeftron nylon and BOLYU Contract have introduced Strut, a commercial broadloom carpet that is manufactured with MBDC Cradle to Cradle-certified Zeftron nylon.

  • Xorel Embroider From Carnegie

    Carnegie has introduced Xorel Embroider, a textile in which patterns are worked on top of the foundation fabric using decorative stitches and laid threads to add a multidimensional splash of style.

  • Innovations: October 2008

    These products will help achieve sustainability.

  • AIA Announces Upjohn Initiative Recipients

    Four applied-research projects have been awarded a grant by the AIA Upjohn Research Initiative, which provides base funds for research that advances professional architectural knowledge and practice.

  • Deciphering Ecolabels

    Understanding how product certification contributes to greener buildings.

  • Software vinyl upholstery from Wolf-Gordon

    Each created with signature dichroic inks that refract light off the surface of the material for high-end look

  • Positive Energy

    Abu Dhabi's Masdar City promises to set a standard for sustainable urbanism. Its proposed centerpiece -- a high-performance complex by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture -- could do the same for sustainable building.

  • Going Green

    Enthusiasm for sustainability continues to grow in the lighting industry. Energy efficient fixtures are now standard practice, so manufacturers are looking to other environmentally conscious initiatives as a way to stand out from the crowd.



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