skip to content
Cradle to cradle : remaking the way we make things Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Cradle to cradle : remaking the way we make things

Author: William McDonough; Michael Braungart
Publisher: New York : North Point Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism. "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 90 percent of the materials it uses as waste, much of it toxic. Why not  Read more...
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William McDonough; Michael Braungart
ISBN: 0865475873 9780865475878
OCLC Number: 47623923
Description: 193 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: This book is not a tree --
Question of design --
Why being "less bad" is no good --
Eco-effectiveness --
Waste equals food --
Respect diversity --
Putting eco-effectiveness into practice.
Responsibility: William McDonough & Michael Braungart.
More information:

Abstract:

A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism. "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 90 percent of the materials it uses as waste, much of it toxic. Why not challenge the notion that human industry must inevitably damage the natural world, they ask. Products might be designed so that, after their useful life, they provide nourishment for something new. Elaborating their principles from experience (re)designing everything from carpeting to corporate campuses, the authors make an exciting and viable case for change.--From publisher description.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (6)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47623923> # Cradle to cradle : remaking the way we make things
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "47623923" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/duurzame_consumptiegoederen> ; # Duurzame consumptiegoederen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/recycling_waste_etc> ; # Recycling (Waste, etc)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1092000> ; # Recycling (Waste, etc.)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/reciclagem_de_residuos_urbanos> ; # Reciclagem de resíduos urbanos
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/kreislaufwirtschaft> ; # Kreislaufwirtschaft
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/protection_de_l_environnement> ; # Protection de l'environnement
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/vie_des_produits> ; # Vie des produits
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95010905> ; # Industrial management--Environmental aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/recyclage_dechets_etc> ; # Recyclage (Déchets, etc.)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/bionik> ; # Bionik
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/971283> ; # Industrial management--Environmental aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/gestion_industrielle> ; # Gestion industrielle
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/recycling> ; # Recycling
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/design> ; # Design
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/745.2/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/recyclage> ; # Recyclage
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/desenho_industrial_aspectos_ambientais> ; # Desenho industrial (aspectos ambientais)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/gaspillage> ; # Gaspillage
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/umweltvertragliches_produkt> ; # Umweltverträgliches Produkt
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/umweltbezogenes_management> ; # Umweltbezogenes Management
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/industrial_management> ; # Industrial management
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/productontwikkeling> ; # Productontwikkeling
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/umweltschutz> ; # Umweltschutz
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/gestion_d_entreprise_aspect_de_l_environnement> ; # Gestion d'entreprise--Aspect de l'environnement
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/49561948> ; # Michael Braungart
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/24938851> ; # William McDonough
   schema:datePublished "2002" ;
   schema:description "A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism. "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 90 percent of the materials it uses as waste, much of it toxic. Why not challenge the notion that human industry must inevitably damage the natural world, they ask. Products might be designed so that, after their useful life, they provide nourishment for something new. Elaborating their principles from experience (re)designing everything from carpeting to corporate campuses, the authors make an exciting and viable case for change.--From publisher description."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/24861646> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Cradle to cradle : remaking the way we make things"@en ;
   schema:productID "47623923" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47623923#PublicationEvent/new_york_north_point_press_2002> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Agent/north_point_press> ; # North Point Press
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=013525573&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=013525573&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://www.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/tocs/104729228.pdf> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780865475878> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47623923> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Agent/north_point_press> # North Point Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "North Point Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/desenho_industrial_aspectos_ambientais> # Desenho industrial (aspectos ambientais)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Desenho industrial (aspectos ambientais)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/duurzame_consumptiegoederen> # Duurzame consumptiegoederen
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Duurzame consumptiegoederen"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/gestion_d_entreprise_aspect_de_l_environnement> # Gestion d'entreprise--Aspect de l'environnement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gestion d'entreprise--Aspect de l'environnement"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/gestion_industrielle> # Gestion industrielle
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gestion industrielle"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/industrial_management> # Industrial management
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Industrial management"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/kreislaufwirtschaft> # Kreislaufwirtschaft
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Kreislaufwirtschaft"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/productontwikkeling> # Productontwikkeling
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Productontwikkeling"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/protection_de_l_environnement> # Protection de l'environnement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Protection de l'environnement"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/reciclagem_de_residuos_urbanos> # Reciclagem de resíduos urbanos
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Reciclagem de resíduos urbanos"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/recyclage_dechets_etc> # Recyclage (Déchets, etc.)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Recyclage (Déchets, etc.)"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/recycling_waste_etc> # Recycling (Waste, etc)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Recycling (Waste, etc)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/umweltbezogenes_management> # Umweltbezogenes Management
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Umweltbezogenes Management"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24861646#Topic/umweltvertragliches_produkt> # Umweltverträgliches Produkt
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Umweltverträgliches Produkt"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95010905> # Industrial management--Environmental aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Industrial management--Environmental aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1092000> # Recycling (Waste, etc.)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Recycling (Waste, etc.)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/971283> # Industrial management--Environmental aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Industrial management--Environmental aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24938851> # William McDonough
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "McDonough" ;
   schema:givenName "William" ;
   schema:name "William McDonough" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/49561948> # Michael Braungart
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1958" ;
   schema:familyName "Braungart" ;
   schema:givenName "Michael" ;
   schema:name "Michael Braungart" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780865475878>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0865475873" ;
   schema:isbn "9780865475878" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.