: Cradle to Cradle: afval = voedsel () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great. het visionaire boek Cradle to Cradle: remaking the way we make things, dat in Nederland werd uitgegeven onder de titel Cradle to cradle – Afval = voedsel. Shari Habraken & Mirte van den Boom Cradle to Cradle: afval = voedsel Onderzoeksvraag Hoe kan het C2C-principe in praktijk worden.

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There are some great examples of how green bui A great topic, but not the best presentation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Apparently cherry trees and ant colonies are wonderful examples of sustainability and balance with nature, as if cherry trees don’t want to deprive other plants of as much sunlight as they can possibly get away with, and as if ants don’t regularly collapse entire ecosystems. Open Preview See a Problem? Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

If you want more practical solutions to this problem, I suggest Fight Club.

William McDonough

May 07, Phil rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Alton Jones Foundation, and other organizations. They helped transform a furniture factory in Germany to produce clean water as its waste output, but didn’t explain how. Some topics that were brought up didn’t have any paper referenced in the back which is a shame, because I wanted to know where their information was coming from for a few of the issues addressed where they didn’t have a paper cited.

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Home About Help Search. I share only slightly less their optimistic view, but still, I’m a bit too cynical by nature. Captains of industry and environmentalists of any stripe. This book has definitely opened the door for me, which is why I found it to be so valuable. Three years ago I attended a lecture by one of the authors, and I found this upcycling idea really brilliant and reading the book only confirmed my original idea. Rather than seeking to minimize the harm we inflict, Cradle to Cradle reframes design as a positive, regenerative force—one that creates footprints to delight in, not lament.

But, we pay through the nose to live this way–to live within poor, unintelligently designed infrastructure that is ignorant of the natural systems and energy flows in which it exists like a foreign body or alien cancer –sacrificing huge financial resources, large swaths of land, our health and the health of other living things Everything else is designed for you to throw away when you are finished with it.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To find out more, click here. The vkedsel is well written with numerous examples alongside clear articulations of principles and commitments, which I found to be wise and compelling.

Another idea with which I disagreed was the “why being less bad is no good” theory – that striving for incremental gains in eco-efficiency or reduction “does not halt depletion and destruction – it only slows them down”. Revolutionary and a long ways afvzl from being implemented, but necessary seeds of thought to plant for our future. I formerly saw water pollution as primarily an industrial transgression.

I would say though that it needs a different introduction. A very interesting book that ought to be required reading for anyone at least marginally interested in the environmental catastrophe we humans afvzl poised to create.


However, paper fibers get shor The central issue in this book is the afvxl that we can manufacture products and infrastructure that are really, actually good for the environment instead of simply afvl “less bad”.

Jun 30, Diana rated it really liked it. The book is sobering but also hopeful – I was reading it on the bus the other morning and found myself daydreaming about how the environment in my library could be improved by putting a garden on the roof which would help regulate the building temperature while also giving us a place to go that is green All Library Item New. De visie van Braungart en McDonough klinkt provocerend: Yes, I think this is an important book.

Indeed, a seed is bound into the spine, so that if you throw afvap book away you will literally plant a tree. The book puts forward a design framework characterized by three principles derived from nature:. All products need to score we McDonough and Cradld demonstrate that design may be the key element in a un sustainable product’s lifecycle.

It has the capacity to be recycled as a book many times over or it could be reincarnated as another plastic item In vestigde hij zich als zelfstandig architect. That we would need huge technological advances before we could make any changes.