UCLAx C2C Class 6

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A slide show from the sixth class of a course titled Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems, which is part of the Certificate for Global Sustainability at the University of California Los Angeles Extension program.

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UCLAx C2C Class 6

  1. 1. c 2c Cradle to Cradle Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension V5018 February 11, 2010 Kevin Foster O’Donnell fundamentalist @ threadcollaborative
  2. 2. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension transition template industrial age ecology energy society economy green greener greenest sustainable age
  3. 3. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Environmental Impact source: Paul Ehrlich and John Holdren, 1974 I=PxAxT I Impact on Environment P Population A Affluence T Technology
  4. 4. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Environmental Impact source: Paul Ehrlich and John Holdren, 1974 I=PxAxT I Impact on Environment P Population A Affluence T Technology
  5. 5. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Global Populations 2009 source: World Bank 731m 4b 528m 1b 423m 21m
  6. 6. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Global Populations 2009 source: World Bank 300m 1.3b 1.1b 191m
  7. 7. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Global Populations 2009 source: World Bank 300,000,000 5% of global population 2,616,000,000 40% of global population
  8. 8. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Environmental Impact source: Paul Ehrlich and John Holdren, 1974 I=PxAxT I Impact on Environment P Population A Affluence T Technology
  9. 9. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Resource Consumption source: United Nations 14% 20% 86% 80% Resource Usage Wealth
  10. 10. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Change in Affluence source: United Nations United Kingdom USA South Korea China
  11. 11. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Resource Consumption source: United Nations 300,000,000 5% 25% 2,616,000,000 40% 300%
  12. 12. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Environmental Impact source: Paul Ehrlich and John Holdren, 1974 I=PxAxT I Impact on Environment P Population A Affluence T Technology
  13. 13. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Changes in Technology source: An Inconvenient Truth Old Habits Predictable + = Consequences Old Technology
  14. 14. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Changes in Technology source: An Inconvenient Truth Old Habits Dramatically + = Altered Consequences New Technology
  15. 15. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Changes in Technology
  16. 16. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Global Populations 2009 source: World Bank
  17. 17. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Waste Production
  18. 18. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Waste = Food
  19. 19. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Natural Systems source: Biomimicry by Janine M. Benyus Nature runs on sunlight. Nature uses only the energy it needs. Nature fits form to function. Nature recycles everything. Nature rewards cooperation. Nature banks on diversity. Nature demands local expertise.
  20. 20. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Waste Pyramid source: Environmental Protection Agency Eliminate Reduce - 9% Recycle - 33% Incinerate - 13% Landfill - 54%
  21. 21. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Top Landfills by Tonnage 2007 source: Waste and Recycling News & Environmental Protection Agency Arlington Brook Aurora Colerain Township Las Vegas Waverly Whittier 250,000,000 tons in 2008 Corona Irvine Okeechobee
  22. 22. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Municipal Solid Waste source: Environmental Protection Agency wood - 3% other - 3% rubber - 5% metal - 7% paper - 35% plastic - 12% food scraps - 12% yard waste - 13%
  23. 23. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Incineration source: Environmental Protection Agency
  24. 24. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Municipal Solid Waste source: Environmental Protection Agency wood - 3% other - 3% rubber - 5% metal - 7% paper - 35% plastic - 12% 62% food scraps - 12% yard waste - 13%
  25. 25. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension U.S. Recycling source: Environmental Protection Agency 99% 71% 63% 35% 29%
  26. 26. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Plastic Recycling Codes source: Environmental Protection Agency 27% 29% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
  27. 27. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Ocean Gyres source: North Atlantic Gyre North Pacific Gyre Indian Ocean South Gyre South Pacific Gyre Atlantic South Gyre Atlantic Gyre
  28. 28. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Great Pacific Garbage Patch
  29. 29. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Great Pacific Garbage Patch source: Chris Jordan Photography
  30. 30. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Great Pacific Garbage Patch source: Chris Jordan Photography
  31. 31. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Great Pacific Garbage Patch source: Chris Jordan Photography
  32. 32. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Recycled Paper 33% of all recycling is paper. 50% national average for paper recycle rate. 72% of all corrugated cardboard gets recycled. 88% of all newspaper gets recycled.
  33. 33. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Recycled Metals Steel is the world’s most recycled material. 42% of all steel has recycled content. It is dramatically less expensive to recycle.
  34. 34. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Municipal Solid Waste source: Environmental Protection Agency wood - 3% other - 3% rubber - 5% metal - 7% paper - 35% plastic - 12% food scraps - 12% 25% yard waste - 13%
  35. 35. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Composting
  36. 36. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Cairo
  37. 37. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Mokattam
  38. 38. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension The Zaballeen
  39. 39. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Mexico City Trash Pickers Average life span in Mexico City: 67 years. Average life span of a trash picker: 39 years.
  40. 40. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension TerraCycle
  41. 41. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension TerraCycle ! !
  42. 42. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension TerraCycle
  43. 43. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension TerraCycle
  44. 44. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension TerraCycle
  45. 45. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension TerraCycle
  46. 46. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Pennywhistle
  47. 47. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Milk Money
  48. 48. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Simple Shoes
  49. 49. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Freitag & Crumpler
  50. 50. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Pangea Organics
  51. 51. Class 6 V5018 Cradle to Cradle: Closed Loop Systems UCLA Extension Pangea Organics
  52. 52. ! questions? !

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