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DSM Polyester Certified as Cradle to Cradle

4:52 AM MST | November 24, 2011 | Alex Scott

DSM says its Arnitel Eco family of partly bio-based thermoplastic copolyester (TPC) has been awarded Cradle to Cradle certification by the international sustainable design firm McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC; Charlottesville, VA). Arnitel Eco supports greater “environmental friendliness in end-user applications,” the company says.   The Cradle to Cradle concept, developed by William McDonough and professor Michael Braungart, aims to eliminate waste entirely by circulating safe and beneficial materials within closed loop systems of...

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