Great Minds: Bill McDonough’s riveting insight on sustainable design

William (Bill) McDonough is a brilliant architect and designer focused on making sustainable buildings and products that plan for the well-being of "all children, all species, for all time." In this Ted Talk, McDonough shares some inspiring examples of his work, including the awesome, closed-system, sustainable cities he helped design in China. Take a look: … Continue reading Great Minds: Bill McDonough’s riveting insight on sustainable design

The Feedback Loop of a Circular Economy

I love the concepts and ideas in this post on Greenbiz.com about how to reduce waste in our consumer-based society: In the linear economy, achieving zero waste is impossible: Raw materials constantly are extracted to feed the production line, and those materials end up in landfills when they break down. With a system for material reincarnation, however, manufacturers … Continue reading The Feedback Loop of a Circular Economy