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The upcycle

Author: William McDonough; Michael Braungart
Publisher: New York : North Point Press, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this follow-up to Cradle to Cradle, the authors draw on the lessons gained from ten years of putting the Cradle to Cradle concept into practice with businesses, governments, and ordinary people and envision the next step in the solution to our ecological crisis: we don't just use or reuse resources with greater effectiveness, we actually improve the world as we live, create, and build.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William McDonough; Michael Braungart
ISBN: 9780865477483 0865477485
OCLC Number: 828190057
Description: xvii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: A high carb diet for the planet : life upcycles --
Houston, we have a solution : what's next? --
Wind equals food : upcycling energy --
Soil not oil : the resource beneath our feet --
Eat your caviar : celebrating diversity --
The butterfly effect : upcycling into the future --
If you remember these 10 beneficial things, you will have engaged the upcycle.
Responsibility: William McDonough and Michael Braungart.

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In this follow-up to Cradle to Cradle, the authors draw on the lessons gained from ten years of putting the Cradle to Cradle concept into practice with businesses, governments, and ordinary people and envision the next step in the solution to our ecological crisis: we don't just use or reuse resources with greater effectiveness, we actually improve the world as we live, create, and build.

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