Michael Krasny with KQED public radio conducted an interesting interview today (4/18) with Bill McDonough, author of Cradle to Cradle. They talk about creating products that are healthy for us and don't end up as waste, improving the built environment, and creating sustainable systems. Bill's new book is called "the Upcycle". The podcast of the interview is here:
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