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RHEINZINK receives Cradle to Cradle Silver

RHEINZINK has received Cradle to Cradle Silver Certification for roof, façade and drainage goods. The increasingly-important recognition was awarded by MBDC, a product and process design firm located in Charlottesville, VA. Founded in 1995 by renowned architect William McDonough and chemist Dr. Michael Braungart, MBDC strives to design and shape what it calls “The Next Industrial Revolution” through C2C certification of products that meet eco-effective design principles. A Cradle to Cradle certified product must meet requirements in five categories: Material Health (impact on human and environmental health); Material Reutilization (recyclability and recycled/renewable content); Renewable Energy Use; Water Stewardship; and Social Responsibility. RHEINZINK America, Inc. led the introduction of zinc as an important architectural material in North America and continues to provide comprehensive technical support to architects and contractors. Environmentally friendly and 100% recyclable, RHEINZINK presents a distinctive appearance with outstanding longevity. For more information on RHEINZINK, call 781-729-0812 or visit www.rheinzink.com.