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Packaging Food Safety With Environmental Responsibility

The impact on our environment from food packaging waste can be minimized by prudently selecting materials and following established regulatory guidelines, yet the primary purpose must continue to be maintaining safe, wholesome and quality food, according to the Institute of Food Technologists and its latest scientific review, Food Packaging-Roles, Materials, and Environmental Issues.

National Survey Reveals More than 70% of Americans Don't Know Plastic is Made from Oil

According to a nationwide online survey released today, 72 percent of the American public does not know that conventional plastic is made from petroleum products, primarily oil.

Cornet Technology Adopts Green Manufacturing Process

Cornet Technology, a manufacturing and professional services company, announced today that its corporate-wide environmental protection plan is compliant with the European Union's (EU) Directive on the Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in electrical and electronic products.

Canada and U.S. Move Forward to Reduce Air Pollutants

US EPA Administrator Stephen L Johnson and the Honorable John Baird, Canada's Minister of the Environment, announced today that Canada and the United States will begin negotiation of an annex to the US-Canada Air Quality Agreement aimed at reducing the cross-border flow of air pollution and its impact on the health and ecosystems of Canadians and Americans.

First EPA Report on Environmental Impacts of Energy Use in Leading Manufacturing Sectors

The Environmental Protection Agency has released a report on energy use trends in major manufacturing sectors that highlights the environmental implications of energy use.

Lenovo Recognized by Greenpeace for Environmental Leadership

Lenovo today was recognized by Greenpeace for its environmental progress around the world.

U.S. EPA Awards Grant to UC Davis for Dairy Manure Technology Review

The US Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded the University of California, Davis nearly $15,000 to review technology for managing and treating dairy manure in the San Joaquin Valley.

Air Quality Sciences Announces Development Of Specialized Consumer Room Technology

When evaluating a product's effectiveness for improving the quality of indoor environments, there's nothing like real-world data.

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