Archive | February, 2008


San Francisco’s idiotic bag ban

Here’s an opinion from my colleague Ivan Lerner about San Francisco’s recent regulation on plastic bags. The article, titled “Rally round the bag” was published on the Endpoint section of ICIS Chemical Business magazine (January 28, 2008). San Francisco has become the first US city to ban plastic bags, meaning that litter will no longer […]

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What is green cleaning?

That is the big question at last week’s Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) meeting held in Boca Raton, Florida. Some interpreted it as using renewable-based or natural/organic raw materials in their products while others try to eliminate any type of chemicals at all (is that possible??) Others see it as phasing out non-environment-friendly chemicals from […]

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