Definitions for "Cradle-to-Grave"
A manufacturing model, dating to the onset of the Industrial Revolution, which describes the process of disposing of a material or product via landfill, incineration, etc., at the end of its presumed useful life.
from generation to disposal; a term used in reference to solid or hazardous waste.
A procedure advocating the disposal of waste materials by means of landfill, incineration, etc. rather than recycling.