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2012-09-13 02:22:49

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For 40 years, Scrubbing Bubbles(®) has been a hardworking and helpful ally in the bathroom; and now with the power of fantastik(®), the brand is ready to tackle America's toughest kitchen messes. The hard working formulas combine the ease and effectiveness of Scrubbing Bubbles(®) with the grease-fighting power of fantastik(®) to make cleaning easier. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/CG72643) The Scrubbing...

2012-09-12 10:26:05

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades The Golden Rondelle Theater located on SC Johnson's global headquarters campus has offered educational programming to southeastern Wisconsin residents. In 2011/2012, SC Johnson hosted nearly 20 programs which drew more than 3,000 guests as part of its public programming, designed to appeal to the community at large on a wide range of topics. For each program, SC Johnson partners with a local non-profit - often the non-profits initiate...

2012-06-28 06:26:34

RACINE, Wis., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer nearly 80 percent of travelers* will hit the road for their vacation destination. For architecture enthusiasts, a trip to Racine, Wis. and the SC Johnson global headquarters offers a rich look at the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/CG32552-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/CG32552-b) Racine, a day's drive for the more than five million people...

2012-06-27 06:22:05

RACINE, Wis., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans recycle only one-and-a-half pounds of the more than four pounds of waste they generate daily(1), adding unnecessary waste to our nation's landfills. In an effort to help slow this trend and further inspire waste reduction efforts, SC Johnson has partnered with Recyclebank®, the award-winning recycling incentives program, to launch the SC Johnson Green Choices Recycling Challenge. The program encourages 50 communities, one in each...

2012-05-15 10:21:08

RACINE, Wis., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, SC Johnson recently held a recycling event to help employees, their families and company retirees get rid of clutter while protecting the environment. The event, organized by employees in the company's Business Process & Technology and Product Supply Environmental Operations groups, promoted safe disposal of personal used electronics and other hard-to-dispose of items. "The success of SC Johnson's annual employee...

2012-05-11 10:20:45

RACINE, Wis., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson received a Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award by the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC). SC Johnson was recognized in the category of Pollution Prevention, in particular, for its newest aerosol production line at its Waxdale manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, Wis. The line uses innovative compressed gas technology to manufacture Glade® and Pledge® aerosol products. The addition of a...

2012-03-08 10:04:00

RACINE, Wis., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornell University's Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise and SC Johnson today announced the launch of a new product concept developed in partnership that hopes to generate a "WOW" from rural consumers in developing markets. Recently unveiled in the village of Bobikuma, Ghana, WOW(TM) is a membership-based club whose products and services help low-income homemakers care for their homes and families. "SC Johnson is committed to preventing...

2012-03-05 09:37:00

RACINE, Wis., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced that its newest aerosol production line, which uses innovative compressed gas technology to manufacture Glade® and Pledge® aerosol products, has reduced volatile organic compounds (VOCs) by approximately six million pounds in its first year of operation. This is the equivalent of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from 1,600 passenger vehicles per year - or the CO2 emissions from 915,000 gallons of gasoline consumed*....

2012-02-28 06:00:00

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SC Johnson announced the expansion of its Mini line of concentrated cleaners, which now includes five of the company's trusted brands: fantastik®, Pledge®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Shout® and Windex®. The concentrates, available at www.scjgreenchoices.com, offer an easy way for consumers to make the green choice of refilling, which could save millions of pounds of plastic from ending up in landfills nationwide. To view the...

2012-02-02 08:52:00

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has distributed 225 MP3-enabled Lifeplayer radios to remote farm communities in northern Rwanda. SC Johnson is the first to use this new technology in an educational project to support pyrethrum (py) farmers. Initially, the project will benefit more than 5,000 py farmers, which is approximately 60 percent of the total number of py farmers in Rwanda, by sharing farming news, market trends and wellness information. To help...