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Goodbye to ICIS

Dear readers,It has been my pleasure giving you news and information about renewable chemicals, sustainability, clean technology and regulatory issues covering various chemical markets. I have authored this blog for almost five years but due to the restructuring of ICIS Chemical Business magazine, of which I work for, I will now be leaving ICIS for […]

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ICIS Green Chemical blog: what next?

As you have gathered Doris De Guzman is no longer with ICIS and we would like to take this opportunity to wish her all the best for the next step of her career. At ICIS, we are currently looking at the best way forward for the Green Chemical blog. In the meantime, feel free to […]

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The traveling blogger

Guess where the green blogger is off to? I’ll be back on July 4! \

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Pactiv compostable food tray

I am currently eating my lunch when I noticed the logo of my food’s packaging and it said EarthChoice by Pactiv. Given my curiosity, I immediately googled it, and lo and behold, the container (which I really like by the way), is made from NatureWorks’ Ingeo bioplastic. Pactiv launched its EarthChoice line in May 2010. […]

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Finals week

The green blogger is out of service this week. Good luck to me!

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Unsustainable word?

I just filed my story about the AmberWorks JV on ICIS News, and will soon post it on the blog as well. In the meantime, let me share this hilarious graph send to me by the blog’s good friend from the American Oil Chemists Society (I am not sure if it is wise to mention the name). This […]

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In Memoriam: Arthur R. Kavaler

Last week, the staff of ICIS Chemical Business received news of the death of Arthur R. Kavaler, former editor-in-chief and publisher of Chemical Market Reporter (1972-1990). ICB’s current editor-in-chief Joseph Chang has written this tribute (below), which will be published next week. I did not have the privilege of working under Mr. Kavaler when I […]

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Finals week

Lights off for the blog for now as the green blogger prepares for final exams on Tuesday. Postings will be back Wednesday. I can’t even shop this weekend. Darn!

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ICIS coverage of Japan’s crisis

While on jury duty, I’ve been trying to catch up as much as I can about the impact of ongoing crisis in Japan within the chemical industry based on the coverage from ICIS. The green blog along with my ICIS colleagues are deeply saddened and very much concerned about the disaster still happening in Japan. […]

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Green blogger on jury duty

The green blogger will be doing her patriotic duty and hopefully will have internet access while doing so. Not yet sure when I’ll be back online but in the meantime I found this hilarious blog on ways to spice up the jury duty selection process… This is the green blogger’s first time attending the selection […]

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