cradle to grave



From creation to disposal; throughout the life cycle. The term is used in a number of business contexts, but most typically in company’s responsibility for dealing with hazardous waste and product performance. Same as "womb to tomb." See also manifest system.

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  • You should try to make sure that everyone always really loves your product no matter what from the cradle to grave.

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  • The power plant's management has promised during a recent hearing to be more vigorously cautious with its radioactive waste at all times from cradle to grave.

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  • From project inception to completion, cradle to grave, our team of consultants are interacting directly with our clients to ensure excellence.

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