Cradle-to-Cradle Design Approach

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Cradle to Cradle Design Approach Introduction Cradle-to-Cradle design is a revolutionary approach to the designs of products as well as systems (Haggar & Salah 154). Cradle-to-Cradle design usually models human industry on the processes of nature. This approach views material as nutrients, which circulate in healthy and safe metabolisms. Cradle-to-Cradle design approach suggests that industries should enrich and protect ecosystems and biological metabolism of nature. The approach continues to suggest that this should work while maintaining a productive and safe technical metabolism for effective circulation and use of technical and biological nutrient (Braungart, Michael, William McDonough, & Beatrice 34-37). This implies that the approach is an economic, social and industrial framework, which seeks to develop systems, which are both efficient and essentially waste free. The Cradle-to-Cradle design approach has no limitations to industrial design as well as manufacturing only. Various aspects of human civilization can apply this approach. Such aspects may include social ecosystems, economics, buildings and urban environment. Cradle to Cradle as a term is a registered trademark of MBDC (McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry) consultants (Haggar & Salah 154). The certification process of cradle to cradle product began as a proprietorship but later MBDS passed the certification over to Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Institute, which is an independent and a non-profit
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