Cradle to Cradle: Definition, Summary & Design


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Who was the first person credit with using the term cradle to cradle in the 1980's?

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1. In what year did William McDonough and Michael Braungart develop and design the cradle to cradle approach?

2. A biological nutrient is waste that can be reabsorbed into nature. Which one is a biological waste?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You have the opportunity to check your knowledge of the business strategy known as cradle to cradle. You will be quizzed on the history and format of this strategy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete these assessments to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Advantages of using a cradle to cradle design
  • Examples of a biological waste
  • Why products designed by a cradle to cradle strategy are in a closed loop system
  • First person who coined the phrase cradle to cradle

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about an example of a biological waste
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the pros of using a cradle to cradle design
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the history behind cradle to cradle strategies and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learning more information about a cradle to cradle strategy is possible if you utilize the lesson called Cradle to Cradle: Definition, Summary & Design. The lesson can be used to help you achieve these goals:

  • Learn what a cradle to cradle strategy models
  • Review the history of cradle to cradle strategies
  • Identify the two types of nutrients
  • Determine the advantages of cradle to cradle strategies