Cradle-to-cradle: the next packaging paradigm? (sidebar)

Call for entries: better e-commerce packs

EPA’s Office of Solid Waste, in partnership with McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC), recently announced the Cradle-to-Cradle Design Challenge for E-Commerce Shipping Packaging and Logistics. The premise of the competition is to rethink and redesign e-commerce shipping packaging for a cradle-to-cradle lifecycle, including systems for packaging recovery. Entry deadline is August 15, 2003. Winners to be announced at Pack Expo Las Vegas in October. Details are available at www.mbdc.com/challenge.

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