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Category: Sustainability

Marine litter: Let’s stay focused on solutions

Earlier this week I had the privilege of speaking at the German Mission during the United Nations’ “The Oceans Conference.” The conference was designed to advance implementation of Sustainable...

Chemical industry achieves record-setting process safety gains

This week, June 12-18, marks the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) inaugural Safe & Sound Week, a nationwide effort to help workers and managers understand the valuable...

Spray Foam Coalition continues sponsorship of DOE’s Race to Zero Student Design Competition

As we have for the past few years, the Spray Foam Coalition of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) sponsored the 2017 U.S. Department...

Plastics-to-fuel turns “waste” plastics into a valuable resource – while saving other resources in the process

A new study by Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), part of the U.S. Department of Energy, found that converting non-recycled plastics into diesel fuel can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by...

Chemistry 101 at #AIACon17

The American Institute of Architects’ Conference on Architecture brings together thousands of architects and building and design industry professionals this week in Orlando, with the opportunity to see the...