Cradle to Cradle Setting & Symbolism

William A. McDonough
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The book that is not a tree

This is the actual book in hand. It is made from a nontoxic polymer. It feels smooth and heavy, and it is beautiful. It can be reused again to make similar products.

Computers

These are end products with components that cannot easily be extracted from each other to be reused.

Carpet

This composite product can be toxic with its offgassing, but it also is impossible, in its present form, to reuse. The authors suggest another way, having a sturdy subcarpet which can have a top carpet made of friendly materials snapped onto it.

Early English Textile Factories

These are a good example of how the Industrial Revolution goes wrong. They abuse workers, have terrible indoor conditions, and pollute the enviornment. They produce textiles that are mono-cultural in use, and take away from local industry.

Prince William Sound

This body of water...

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