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Tires on the road to green

You don’t usually associate Danisco, globally-known for its yummy biscuits, in producing rubber tire chemicals. However, Danisco’s biotechnology company Genencor has been active in producing renewable-based chemicals and fuels, and just this week announced a joint collaboration deal with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to develop biobased isoprene – a key feedstock in rubber tire […]

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Spinning a yarn on eco-fibers

While the goal of appliance manufacturers are to clean clothes using eco-friendly machines, the goal of the fashion and textile industry is also to go with the green flow using energy-saving, eco-friendly fibers. ICIS Chemical Business, the magazine I work for featured today the Textiles and Fabrics market, and one interesting topic is that chemical […]

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Solar updates

ICIS Chemical Business, the magazine I work for, recently published two very nice articles about the photovoltaics market. According to Dede Williams, Germany is facing feedstock shortages and competition from cheaper regions, while Ed Zwirn reported a global overview of the industry. And with that introduction, here are more solar news accumulating in my soon-to-post […]

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Climate change post footnote

Also check out this week’s issue of ICIS Chemical Business (Disclosure: I work for ICIS) featuring global regulatory issues such as Europe’s REACH, worldwide climate change, California’s Green Chemistry Initiative, and other environmental/health concerns challenging the chemical industry.

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Chem feedstock turns green

ICIS Chemical Business (about ICB) published an in-depth feature on March 10 about renewable, more environment-friendly alternative feedstock for chemicals production. The development of these new feedstock continues to gain momentum as crude oil price skyrockets and chemical regulations tighten. These articles are free to access! 1. Research on oilseed for chemical feedstock increases by […]

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Worldwide green issues

ICIS Chemical Business, the magazine I work for (About ICB), released on Monday its second annual Green issue covering topics ranging from consumer green trends, China’s environmental crisis, to the backlash of biofuels. These feature stories are free to access and don’t be shy if you have some burning comments you want to put out […]

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