Publicaties

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Antimony in brake pads; a carcinogenic component?

This study investigates if the use of Antimony trisulfide in brake pads (for cars) poses a human cancer risk. 

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C2C practice in education

A mixed collection of business and educational cases from C2C-leading countries.

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Cradle to Cradle criteria voor de gebouwde omgeving

De Nederlandtalige versie van het criteria boek over Cradle to Cradle® toepassingen in de gebouwde omgeving (door Douglas Mulhall en Michael Braungart).

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Cradle to Cradle Effectiveness

Eco-effectiveness is a concept for the production and consumption of goods and services that goes beyond the reduction of negative consequences implied in `eco-efficiency' and `zero emission'. Eco-effectiveness positively defines the beneficial environmental, social and economic traits of goods and services, thereby eliminating the fundamental problems that arise in eco-efficiency strategies.

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Cradle to Cradle Loont!

Bedrijven uit de Cradle to Cradle Leercommunity over hun ervaringen en leerpunten op het gebied van Cradle to Cradle, van inkoop tot innovatie en organisatieverandering.

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Cradle to Cradle Pays Off!

Companies from the Cradle to Cradle Learning Community about their experiences and lessons with Cradle to Cradle in purchasing, innovation, organisational change, etc. 

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Cradle to Cradle® Transitioning from Waste Incineration to Beneficial Materials

Waste incineration as practiced today is a low-quality, end-of-pipe technology, requiring a new Cradle to Cradle design strategy. Originally published in Catalyst Strategic Design Review (Spring 2010)

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Design for the Triple Top Line: A new definition of quality

Quality is embodied in designs that allow industry to enhance the well being of nature and culture while generating economic value.  Designers aiming for this level of quality follow the laws of nature to create products, processes and facilities so ecologically intelligent they leave vital, delightful footprints rather than waste management headaches.

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Duurzaam Gebouwd Cradle to Cradle compilatie

In samenwerking met Duurzaam Gebouwd, realiseerde EPEA Nederland een reeks artikelen over de toepassing van Cradle to Cradle in gebouwen. De originele van deze artikelen zijn beschikbaar in Duurzaam Gebouwd #14 en Duurzaam Gebouwd #18.

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Food for Fuel?

A scientific assessment of environmental and social impacts of first-generation biofuels.

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How to plan a big beneficial footprint

Guide to innovation tools for Cradle to Cradle-inspired value in building developments. 

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Intelligent Materials Pooling

Intelligent Materials Pooling (IMP) is a collaborative, business-to-business approach to managing the industrial metabolism.

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It's time for corporations to move beyond guilt management

Eco-effectiveness is a strategy for designing human industry that is safe, profitable and regenerative, producing economic, ecological and social value. Originally published in Corporate Responsibility Management (June/July 2005)

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NRC Bijlage over Cradle to Cradle

EPEA Nederland en partners: Desso, Auping, Cycleon, Method, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, Kunststof Hergebruik, Dekkers & van Gerwen, Ahrend, Vanderlande, Ecover, Van Puijenbroek, Rework, Armstrong

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Regio Venlo C2C Principes

Het is de C2C ambitie van de regio Venlo om een bijdrage te leveren aan een plezierige, gezonde, veilige en eerlijke wereld met schoon water, lucht en energie, waar economie, ecologie en gelijkwaardigheid harmonieus hand in hand gaan. 

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Region Venlo C2C Principles

It is the C2C ambition of the district of Venlo to contribute to an enjoyable, healthy, safe and honest world with clean water, air and energy, where economy, ecology and equality go harmoniously hand in hand.

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Smoked meat has a whole new meaning

Animal protein meal is a valuable product, currently banned for feed products. Yet the value of animal protein in the nutrient cycle is fundamental. Using animal protein as feed completes the biological cycle at the highest level. Incineration, in which the protein structure disappears, is at the lowest level.

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The Registry of Cradle to Cradle inspired elements for building developments

The Registry aims to accelerate the number of actively beneficial structures by celebrating the outstanding C2C-inspired Elements they use.

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Toward a Cradle to Cradle Park 20|20

Before construction began, Park 20|20 and its various stakeholders, in cooperation with William McDonough, his architecture firm WM+P, and Michael Braungart produced this vision document that states the various Cradle to Cradle goals and their implementation strategies.

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Treating emissions as resources

In view of failing policies and legislations to cut down CO2 emissions globally, EPEA scientists shine a new light on the problem. What if we start seeing emissions as input for other processes?

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Usability of Life Cycle Assessment for Cradle to Cradle purposes

A group of companies in the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Learning Community in the Netherlands are working with both LCA as C2C tools. This paper aims to determine whether C2C and LCA are compatible. 

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