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CleanTechnica Occasional Book Club: Cradle To Cradle

March 7th, 2018 | by Matthew Klippenstein

Cradle to Cradle made industrial ecology and the circular economy a lot more mainstream than they had previously been. They’re both still niche notions, but without Cradle to Cradle they’d be a lot more obscure. And if you’re interested in sustainability, the book (or at a minimum this summary!) is required reading

Alcoa Turns Buildings into Pollution-Eating “Trees”

May 10th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

The aluminum giant Alcoa is launching a new self-cleaning building material that can help decompose airborne pollutants that stick to surfaces, much the same as trees and other plants do. The new material, a pre-coated architechtural panel called "Reynobond with EcoClean," is the result of a collaboration between Alcoa and the

One Atom Away from Clean Water

August 31st, 2009 | by Tina Casey

A breakthrough discovery from Sandia National Laboratories could help keep a lid on the rising cost of chemical water treatment [&hellip

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