Small and mighty

Milmo, Sean
January 2008
ICIS Chemical Business;1/21/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 3, p18
Trade Publication
The article looks at the efforts of global soap and detergent manufacturers to launch eco-friendly products. The laundry and cleaning sector has been more active than most downstream segments in carrying out detailed life cycle analyses of their products, from the making of the raw materials through their disposal. New products are being introduced that help in particular the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions during the application of detergents and cleaners.


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