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Custom Chemical Reclamation on the Rise: Q&A with Veolia North America

Custom Chemical Reclamation on the Rise: Q&A with Veolia North America

Veolia North America’s president and CEO Bill DiCroce and COO Bob Cappadona discuss chemical reclamation challenges, solutions, and trends.

Castello Banfi Adopts an Evolving Sustainability Strategy: Q&A with Cristina Mariana-May

Castello Banfi Adopts an Evolving Sustainability Strategy: Q&A with Cristina Mariana-May

Cristina Mariana-May, president and CEO at Banfi Vintners, discusses the biggest sustainability issues in the wine industry, and how her company is working to minimize its environmental footprint.

SC Johnson Pushes for Increased Transparency Around Ingredient Selection

SC Johnson Pushes for Increased Transparency Around Ingredient Selection

SC Johnson published its 26th annual sustainability today, including a close look inside the criteria the company uses for its Greenlist ingredient selection program. The $10 billion product manufacturer is sharing details about this internal process for the first time.

Food Safety Alliance for Packaging Releases New Guidelines

Food Safety Alliance for Packaging Releases New Guidelines

The Food Safety Alliance for Packaging, a technical committee of the Institute of Packaging Professionals, published new guidelines for food packaging suppliers this month.

Levi’s Automates Finishing Process, Saving Time and Cutting Chemicals

Levi’s Automates Finishing Process, Saving Time and Cutting Chemicals

Levi Strauss & Co. is piloting a new operating model that replaces labor-intensive manual finishing techniques with an automated digital laser-based system. Project FLX shortens the time to market, and cuts chemicals from the finishing process.

Questions Surround Arkema Plant’s Risk Assessment Protocols; First Lawsuit Filed

Questions Surround Arkema Plant’s Risk Assessment Protocols; First Lawsuit Filed

Emergency generators and additional back-up systems at the Arkema plant in Crosby, TX, are now known to have both failed during flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey last week, and the first lawsuit over the event has been filed. In all, a million pounds of air pollutants were released in storm-tossed Texas from refineries and petrochemical operations; Bloomberg warns that effects from Irma could be worse.

CVS Focuses on the Usual Suspects (Can You Guess the 3 Biggies?)

CVS Focuses on the Usual Suspects (Can You Guess the 3 Biggies?)

CVS Health, one of CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens in 2016, has joined the dozens of companies that have pledged to reduce product packaging waste by joining the Sustainable Packaging Coalition. The drugstore and pharmacy company says that its expanding environmental footprint – with thousands of retail pharmacies and … Read more »

Walmart: Chemical Footprint Reporting Is Key to Creating Sustainable Stuff

Walmart: Chemical Footprint Reporting Is Key to Creating Sustainable Stuff

Companies are increasingly focusing on measuring and reporting their chemical footprint via several tactics including creating a management strategy and conducting a chemical inventory, according to a new report from the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP). Participating companies represent annual revenues totaling over $670 billion, across all sectors, sizes and locations, and … Read more »

Dry Cleaning Chemical Violations Lead to Fines, Delayed Construction Projects

Dry Cleaning Chemical Violations Lead to Fines, Delayed Construction Projects

An Ontario-based dry cleaning company has been fined several thousands of dollars for violations of tetrachloroethylene regulations. The chemical, a chemical used in dry cleaning that has been linked to cancer, can enter the soil and eventually into groundwater. Peter’s Drive-In Cleaners has been fined a total of $10,000; the … Read more »

Manufacturers May Struggle to Keep Up w/EPA’s Aggressive Schedule to Pass New Chemical Regs

Manufacturers May Struggle to Keep Up w/EPA’s Aggressive Schedule to Pass New Chemical Regs

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which amended the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act, was passed in June of 2016 and made sweeping changes to the nation’s primary chemical law. The new law requires the EPA to implement the changes through a number of regulations, which … Read more »

Chemical Concerns Drive Natural, Organic Cosmetic Sales

Ninety percent of buyers of natural and organic personal care products in the UK are going out of their way to avoid products that contain synthetic chemicals, according to a Consumer Insights report by Organic Monitor. When asked to name specific chemicals they look to avoid, almost two-thirds of buyers … Read more »

SIN List Updated, Substitution Tool Launched

ChemSec’s annual Substitute It Now, or SIN list, has been updated with the addition of 28 chemicals identified as Substances of Very High Concern, using criteria defined by the EU’s REACH regulation. In addition, the update marks the launch of SINimilarity, a tool for identifying SIN-like chemicals to assist companies … Read more »

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