wastebasket

Smart wastebasket

Smart wastebasket

In my bachelor pad, I demonstrate my eco-friendly greenness by reusing plastic grocery bags as a substitute wastebasket. Or at least that’s what I like to say in public. I appreciate and desire good design obviously, but the real reason for my plastic bag usage is that I’m lazy when it comes to furnishing my…

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

According to the Dictionary of Sustainable Management [www.sustainabilitydictionary.com], “Cradle to Cradle” is, “a phrase invented by Walter R. Stahel in the 1970s and popularized by William McDonough (pictured below) and Michael Braungart in their 2002 book of the same name. This framework seeks to create production techniques that are not just efficient but are essentially…