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raw materials and customers in Europe.

Influencing consumer behavior

04 Jun 2018

All the green cleaners and detergents in the world won’t help if people refuse to buy them. Persuading your average consumer to buy green products requires a nuanced understanding of psychology and an appreciation for the persistence of cultural memory, or the persistent myth that green products simply don’t work as well. This myth is… Read more

Dirt is good

03 May 2018

The hygiene hypothesis first became mainstream about fifteen years ago, when the rise in eczema, asthma, and allergies became noticeable to the public.  The hygiene hypothesis, as the public grew to understand it,, was that we were “too clean”: that we were weakening the immune systems through our fear of germs and needing to sterilize… Read more

Freeflowing, non-irritating granules

06 Apr 2018

Sometimes, there are problems that you never realized were a problem until a solution comes along: the I-Phone, for example, and the rise of touch-screens. Or a way of making bacon slightly healthier. They don’t necessarily have to be big problems – but the right problem, solved in a clever way, can make all the… Read more

100% Vegetable surfactants

14 Mar 2018

The more we know, the harder it can seem to do the right thing: “Don’t Litter” campaigns abound the world over, but just because the trash finds its way into the proper receptacle doesn’t mean it’s no longer harmful. As we are now beginning to appreciate, plastic trash often ends up in the oceans, where… Read more

Synergistic Water Treatment

05 Feb 2018

Water treatment is a balancing act of chemistry and temperature. Maintaining the pH and keeping all of the dissolved minerals in solution at temperatures where they would ordinarily precipitate out is no easy feat. Scale buildup can be costly, and not just because it makes heat exchange less efficient. It can interfere with the laminar… Read more