Waste = Food
Icarus Films • 49m
Directed by Rob van Hattum • Documentary • 2006 • 51 minutes
The new theory of ecologically intelligent design, green design and building, argues that manufacturers' products, when discarded, should either be completely recyclable in the Technosphere or become biodegradable food for the Biosphere.
WASTE = FOOD explores this revolutionary 'cradle to cradle' (as opposed to 'cradle to grave') concept through interviews with its leading proponents, American architect William McDonough and German ecological chemist Michael Braungart, coauthors of Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. Their ideas are increasingly being embraced, unleashing a new, ecologically-inspired industrial revolution.
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