Monthly Archives: March 2015

Cradle-to-Cradle

Over the past week we discussed the various recycling methods such as cradle-to-cradle and closed loop. One fun way we helped learn these different concepts was we played a trivia game and learned about the different definitions and ways these … Continue reading

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Full Circle

I enjoyed the trivia game we played last week; I thought it was a fun way for everyone to learn and get involved. I also enjoyed the article Waste Equals Food as well; there were many quotable passages in it. … Continue reading

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Cradle to cradle: Sometimes we just don’t get it

Last week we read and discussed information about cradle to cradle and waste=food. I like to eat a lot of fruits and vegetables and maintain a healthy diet. However, I never put into consideration how much produce and leftovers go … Continue reading

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Choices

This week we learned about cradle-to-cradle processes and the differences between several systems.  I was honestly very surprised that this lesson came so late in the semester because the things we covered are usually what comes to my mind when … Continue reading

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This past week we talked about closed loop or cradle to cradle design. Closing the loop in design means changing the life cycle of a product to where there is no waste.  Usually products are made, get used and then … Continue reading

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A sustainable process

Cradle to cradle is a new sustainable practice that creates the elimination of waste in the consumption process. This idea is not revolutionary, in nomadic cultures, cradle to cradle was a given, local biological materials were used, then were discarded … Continue reading

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Going the Right Direction

What really stood out to me in the topics that we have been learning about this past week and today was that there are so many cycles in our world. After reading Cradle to Cradle it really put on it … Continue reading

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