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2009-03-04 08:00:00

PurexSavesGreen.com Features Celebrity Tote Bag Auction and National Consumer Contest to Benefit Earth Day Network PHOENIX, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- By now, most of us are taking steps in our daily lives to be more environmentally-conscious. For those who want to do more, as well as those who aren't sure where to start, Purex(R) Natural Elements(TM) laundry detergent, the first major laundry detergent recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency's "Design for the Environment" program,...

2009-02-17 07:10:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers looking for green cleaning products have a new alternative for their laundry detergent needs. Selestial Soap has launched a new liquid laundry detergent that contains all-natural ingredients. The product is hypoallergenic and non-toxic for the environment and does not contain phosphates, sodium laureth sulfate, perfumes or dyes. "Not all 'Natural' products are the same," said Ruth Smith, co-owner of Selestial Soap. "Many still contain...

2009-01-27 16:33:23

CVS stores in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area complain that they lost $40,000 to a loyal shoplifter who specialized in detergent, body wash and deodorant. Randy Sterling, 43, of St. Paul has been charged with thefts earlier this month, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported. But investigators say that Sterling has been identified from security videos at two CVS stores at least eight times between July and January. CVS employees nicknamed Sterling the Body Wash Guy. They told police that...

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2008-11-06 08:30:00

Spanish researchers made an alarming discovery that new and improved cleaning products have the ability to wash away bloodstains making them invisible to forensic tests in murder cases. University of Valencia researchers found new washing powders and other chemicals that create oxygen erase traces of hemoglobin, which is the protein inside blood that transports oxygen around the body.Police investigators frequently use blood-splattered clothing to link a suspect to a crime. In the past,...

2008-10-13 06:00:35

It's no secret that due to billions of dollars being spent Nationally on health and wellness initiatives, Americans are more aware than ever of the need to increase physical activity. Thanks to a heightened interest in athletics and exercise, due in part to inspiring figures such as Lance Armstrong, Michael Phelps, Tiger Woods and others, people coast-to-coast are embracing sports and activities like running, cycling, swimming, and golf. With an increase in these activities among Americans,...

2008-10-03 09:00:28

By Rebecca McQuillan ONCE upon a time, when there was no Daz Ultra, people used soap flakes to clean their laundry. Before that, they used urine. Thankfully, the quest to find ecofriendly ways of cleaning clothes has not gone (back) that far. In fact, it is at the cutting edge of technology (well, most of it). This innovative subdivision of the eco-consumer sector provides the shopper with laundry products that minimise the amount of chemical residue we're flushing into the environment...

2008-09-12 18:00:16

Valet Services Laundry in partnership with Norchem Corporation announced that it has discontinued using Nonylphenol Ethoxylate (NPE) based detergents in their laundry operation. This transition makes Valet Services the first major hospitality commercial laundry in the United States to become NPE-free. Valet Services has taken the lead to proactively protect the environment and conduct effective eco-friendly business practices. Valet Services Executive Gary Von says, "We are committed to...

2008-09-02 18:00:23

By DAVID JONES NORTH Wales-based global chemicals group Warwick International has been bought by its management team in a pounds 129m deal backed by London-based Close Brothers Private Equity and a banking syndicate led by The Royal Bank of Scotland. The buyout team was headed by Warwick International's managing director Bob Ellis along with sales director Barry Tilby, finance director Steve Williams and operations director Doug Lovatt. Close Brothers has invested pounds 55m in the...

2008-07-30 18:00:45

NEWPORT chemical company Solutia has been awarded for developing an environmentally-friendly clean-up process which could now be taken up by manufacturers across Europe. The company employs 164 people and makes a range of chemicals on its site in Corporation Road, which go into products as diverse as car windscreen safety glass, paints, floor coverings, varnishes and washing powders, as well as water treatment products and heat transfer fluids. It developed the process to deal with the...

2008-07-16 06:00:00

This month's household goods review highlights the growing popularity of sugar cane fiber as a paper and plastic alternative. The fiber has been used in a range of products including toilet roll, showing its versatility. Meanwhile organics are gaining popularity, with the launch of a range of organic air fresheners. This shows that consumers want to detoxify their homes with more natural products. Ultra Green has introduced its self-titled toilet roll in the US which differs from...