William McDonough Monthly Mentions: April

Here’s a collection of some of the media mentions that William McDonough and his organizations have received in the last few weeks.


Sustainable Chicago | Eye on the Industry: The Green Method Factories can be noxious and dingy places. But they don’t have to be…

One Green Planet | How to Shop Cradle to Cradle If you are unfamiliar with the concept of cradle to cradle, it originated with the very smart, incredibly innovative duo: William McDonough and Michael Braungart. McDonough and Braungart are pioneers in the world of waste.

ARCHITECT Magazine | Eight Design Proposals for UK Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 Milan Expo 2015 opens on May 1st of next year, and will include pavilions from more than 140 countries under the theme of “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.” The expo site’s master plan was designed by Stefano Boeri, Richard Burdett, Jacques Herzog, Hon. FAIA, Joan Busquets, and William McDonough, FAIA.

Style and the Start-Up | Cradle to Cradle’s William McDonough on Designing for Fashion Abundance Yesterday morning the CFDA hosted William McDonough, designer, advisor, and co-author of the manifesto  Cradle to Cradle, for a “Beyond Sustainability: Designing for Abundance” talk.

CRAGEVO.COM | Sustainability Segment: William McDonough Guest William McDonough, architect and founder of William McDonough and Partners, speaks with Diane Horn about his book, The Upcycle.

SolidSmack | ‘Better’: Apple’s Short Film Illustrates a Cradle to Cradle Product Lifecycle in Honor of Earth Day Having been criticized about their contribution to e-waste in the past, Apple has been working tirelessly to reverse their image and set themselves more in line with what is the environmental equivalent of their design ethos. Released by Apple in honor of Earth Day today, ‘Better’ aims to show Apple’s commitment to putting the Cradle to Cradle sustainability model in action.

Inc. | 10 Best Business Books for Going Green Whether you want to change the world or simply reduce your company’s environmental footprint, these books from Yvon Chouinard, Jeffrey Hollender, and more provide both advice and inspiration.

Fast Company | Creating A Culture Of Hope–Not Fear–Around Sustainability With personal actions, people can make small but meaningful contributions to improving the planet. We should focus on this instead of on our impending doom.