Circularity

Simple Insulation Solutions Improve the Way You Live Every Day

Pros and DIYers are looking for sustainable solutions to more positively impact the environment with the products they choose for their projects. The team at Owens Corning has chosen to leave the world a better place for the future by changing the way products are made. Accompanying this decision is an ongoing commitment to expanding …
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Responsible Chemistry

Clorox Innovations Are Good for You and Good for the Planet

Clorox changed the cleaning category over 20 years ago by inventing the disinfecting wipe. Now, they’ve introduced a new bleach formula, one that works just as well and uses less resources. In Clorox’s 110-year history, the formula for itsnamesake bleach has only changed a few times. But seeing the crucial need to lighten the footprint …
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Carbon Emissions

Small Actions at Home Can Make a World of Difference for Our Planet

Small changes while doing laundry or washing dishes can make a big impact. And P&G brands such as Tide, Cascade and Dawn aim to help families be sustainable at home. Most people want to protect the planet, but they’re not always sure where to start, according to a new study by P&G. In the U.S., …
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Sustainable Forestry

The Spread of Artificial Lighting Means Most of Us No Longer Experience Truly Dark Nights

Humans evolved to the rhythms of the natural light-dark cycle of day and night. The spread of artificial lighting means most of us no longer experience truly dark nights. Meanwhile, research suggests that nighttime artificial light can negatively affect human health, increasing risks for obesity, depression, sleep disorders, diabetes, breast cancer and more. Purchasing fully shielded …
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Circularity

Upcycle Your Home with a New Coat of Paint and the Perfect Tape

A fresh coat of paint can not only transform the look of your home, but also better protect your walls and extend their life – regardless of what they are made of. Just as different types of walls need different types of paints, different types of surfaces also need different types of painter’s tapes. By …
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Responsible Chemistry

According to the EPA, We Are Spending About 90% of Our Time Indoors

According to the EPA, we are spending about 90% of our time indoors – and some air pollutants can be 2 to 5 times higher than typical outdoor concentrations. Our efforts to help our customers have healthier indoor air quality include offering the best air filters that remove particles even as small as 1 micron …
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Responsible Chemistry

100% of Our Interior and Exterior Water-Based Broad Wall Paints Are Low- or Zero-VOC

We wanted to offer our customers affordable low-VOC paints that they could use even in the most sensitive situations, including a home with someone suffering from asthma or in a newborn’s nursery. So we worked with our suppliers Behr and Glidden who reformulated their paints to be low-VOC. Our goal is for customers to not …
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Responsible Chemistry

Pollinators Are Important to Our World. Without Them, We No Longer Have Food.

Pollinators Are Important to Our World. Without Them, We No Longer Have Food. We are keenly sensitive to the global concern for pollinators and the need to protect them and provide environments where they can thrive. We have been in contact with the EPA on the topic of colony collapse disorder since 2015 and have …
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