A group of Democrats in the U.S. Senate are attempting to rally bipartisan support for a legislative umbrella containing dozens of bills designed to strengthen the manufacturing sector and create jobs in the industry. Read More
The Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) aims to leverage apprenticeship programs to help meet Washington state’s growing need for aerospace workers. Read More
The London-based Institute for Sustainability recently announced that it has received planning permission to build a groundbreaking cross-business demonstration project based on the cradle-to-cradle (C2C) model at the London Sustainable Industries Park (LSIP) in Dagenham, East London.
Cradle to cradle is a design model based on sustainable systems that benefit humans and the environment, that re-use all materials and that produce no waste. Although the concept goes back to earlier research, C2C gained currency in 2002 with the publishing of Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, by chemist Michael Braungart and architect William McDonough. Read More