Life Cycle Thinking The Locus Research blog about sustainability, applied research, design and education.
/ May 18 2009
At a highly charged workshop in 2008 Michael Braungart stated that people could call Cradle to Cradle whatever they want 'Muesli to Muesli, Noodle to Noodle or whatever.' This appeals to my abstract sense of humour, but a serious side to the ownership of the term C2C has been brewing for sometime and seems to have reached a head in the recent Fast Company article. Some serious comments from key people follow this. Read more
/ May 14 2009
The Product Sustainability Roundtable looks interesting; Supply chain traceability has become a major area of focus and continues to grow. This started out in a range of hard products (think Nike) but has become a much greater issue related to food and food safety. The presentation provided here was particularly interesting considering the difficulties of supply chain in extended supply chain products such as computing. Being able to trace a product perhaps at its EoL might be an interesting way forward to manage downstream waste. Read more