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Green shopping begins

Thanksgiving is over, and in the US, that means shopping for the holidays has officially begun. This year, perhaps for the first time ever, American consumers are more environmentally conscious when it comes to shopping options, according to Deloitte’s 2007 Annual Holiday Survey. In the report, 27% of shoppers said they will use fewer plastic […]

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Welcome to my first green chemicals blog where we can analyze, dissect and sift through the growing power of the word green. In my seven-year coverage of the fats and oils industry (my editorial day job at ICIS), I’ve been constantly comparing the benefits of oleochemicals –chemical compounds derived from natural fats and oils– versus […]

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