Save the planet, buy furniture.
The program, Cradle to Cradle, will award logos to products meeting environmental and human health criteria. Through his company, McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, products and their ingredients, as well as their capacity to be recycled or safely composted will be evaluated. Certification of finished products requires companies to measure the quantity and quality of energy use, quantity of water use, quality of water effluent and workplace ethics associated with manufacturing.
McDonough co-authored "Cradle to Cradle," an eco-design book, with colleague and German chemist Michael Braungart in 2002.
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|Publication:||Journal of Property Management|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Sep 1, 2005|
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