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Summary Ethyl lactate, also known as lactic acid ethyl ester, is a monobasic ester formed from lactic acid and ethanol, commonly used as a solvent. This compound is considered biodegradable. Market Segment as follows: By Region - Asia-Pacific - Nort

Summary Epichlorohydrin (ECH) is a clear colorless liquid with an irritating chloroform-like odor. It is a highly reactive organochlorine compound and is used in the production of glycerol, plastics, epoxy glues and resins, and elastomers. In contac

It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada, and to celebrate, I spoke to some superstar companies reducing waste through product design that are featured in the National Zero Waste Council’s Design Portfolio. Earlier this week, we highlighted food waste so

November 16, 2017 — noon-1:30 pm CST Register at  The top tier of EPA’s Food Recovery Hierarchy is source reduction, which is reducing the volume of surplus food generated. Source reduction can be challenging to understand, quantify, and imple

This architect-driven collaborative project rethinks the often overlooked role of waste in buildings — from construction to collection.

Increasing environmental consciousness among consumers, along with more stringent regulations, are driving the sustainable packaging market, and will continue to do so at least through 2024, according to a new study The post Sustainable Packaging Ma
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A controversial nominee for a top Environmental Protection Agency post is already working at the EPA, E&E News reported Wednesday.Michael Dourson, President Trump's nominee to head the agency’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention...

Green Innovations Unveiled at Orlando’s Florida Restaurant & Lodging Expo
ORLANDO—The 2017 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Expo wrapped up last week at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Among the 450 suppliers were companies offering new innovations to help you clean better, save energy, reduce waste and gr
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7 items for zero waste travel
Reduce the amount of trash generated on trips by packing a few important and versatile things.

Enjoying a Sustainable President’s Year-end Celebration
On Wednesday May 25, 2016, President Anthony Monaco hosted the first picnic in a three part, year end, celebration on the president’s lawn. This first picnic was an open invitation to all on the Medford/Somerville campus to enjoy good food and

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