A new study led by Tsutomu Tasaki and colleagues at the Miyazaki Prefecture Industrial Technology Center in Japan examines a water and wastewater treatment technique for eliminating alkylbenzene sulfonate surfactants from aqueous systems.
526 inform August 2009, Vol. 20 (8) The green trend is affecting custom- ers of specialty biocides within the house- CED: Call for papers hold, industrial, and institutional cleaning The CED (Comité Español de la Detergen- products sector, Kline says. The impor- cia Tensidactivos y Afines) has issued a call tance of this trend has been acknowledged for paper proposals for its annual meeting, not only by such specialty companies as April 14–15, 2010, in Barcelona. Method Home Products and Seventh Gen- The topics to be covered include raw eration, Inc., but by major companies in materials, synthesis and analysis, new the industry, signified, for example, by developments and applications, phys- Clorox’s introduction in January 2008 of ico-chemistry, environment, legislation, fied and carbon neutral” has been its new product line, Green Works. Simi- markets, and consumption/distribution. introduced in Canada. Manufactured larly, consumer products manufacturers are The submission deadline is September 30, by Montreal-based Bio Spectra, the using more environmentally friendly bio- 2009; paper proposals should be submitted Attitude® line-up of products includes cides in disinfectants and sanitizers rather via www.cedmeeting.com (e-mail: ced@ laundry detergents, autodish deter- than other biocide formulations. jornadasced.com). gents, and fabric softener. The prod- “Although green cleaning products only comprise a small percentage of the ucts are certified by the EcoLogo program administered by Terrachoice, total household, industrial, and institutional cleaning products market, sustainability Chemrez to expand a marketing firm based in Ottawa, Oleochemicals producer Chemrez Tech- and environmental responsibility is where Ontario, Canada. the industry is focused,” says Anna Ibbot- nologies Inc. of the Philippines is expand- nnn son, industry manager at Kline’s Chemi- ing its business abroad, according to the LS9, Inc., an industrial biotechnology cals and Materials practice. “As there is Manila Times newspaper. A publicly listed company based in South San Francisco, currently no uniform industry definition for firm, ChemrezTech manufactures biodiesel, California, USA, has announced a stra- green, it creates a huge challenge for chem- powder coatings, resins, and other specialty tegic partnership with The Procter & ical suppliers to develop and then posi- chemicals. Last year, Chemrez’s exports Gamble Co. The partnership includes tion their products to address this market to Thailand, Japan, Australia, Turkey, and a multiyear collaboration to accelerate movement.” the United States accounted for 15% of its the adoption of LS9’s proprietary tech- More information about the report is total revenues of P4.66 billion (roughly $96 nology in the production of a broad available at www.KlineGroup.com. million). portfolio of products, including sustain- The company’s chief finance officer, Alvin Lao, told the newspaper that Chemrez able chemicals and renewable trans- portation fuels. P&G names new plans to develop new products in order to head build its coco methyl e
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