31 May '13, 7pm

Cradle to Cradle is betting $250K that you can innovate healthier products for the home: @C2Ccertified @m…

Cradle to Cradle is betting $250K that you can innovate healthier products for the home: @C2Ccertified @m…

More people worry about chemicals of concern in our environment than ever before, and it’s starting to change how manufacturers are thinking about building materials and products that enter our homes. A significant portion of this pollution comes from the materials that make up our indoor environment: wall coverings, floor covering, adhesives, finishes, and a whole host of obvious and non-obvious culprits. The number of chemicals of concern contained in these products is almost beyond count- which also means they prompt serious health concerns, such as asthma. Healthy Environments: A Compilation of Substances Linked to Asthma , a report from leading global design firm Perkins + Will, identifies 374 substances commonly found in the built environment that are known or suspected to contribute to asthma. Asthma is the leading cause of hospitalization in children, the most prev...

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