Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
Promoting Pollution Prevention Through Information Exchange
   

GLRPPR Sector Resource: Ecolab - Cleaning products maker improves several hard surface cleaners

Title:
Ecolab - Cleaning products maker improves several hard surface cleaners

Abstract:
Ecolab, Inc, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, serves businesses in the foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets. The company's Institutional business unit, which carried out this project, offers products and product/equipment/service support programs to restaurants, hotels, long-term care facilities, schools, commercial buildings, and military facilities. Supported by a demonstration grant from MPCA, the project sought to design hard surface cleaning chemistries and the packaging of those products for enhanced human health, environmental safety, and sustainability while maintaining optimum cleaning performance.

URL:
http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/topics/preventing-waste-and-pollution/p2-pollution-prevention/reducing-toxicity/green-chemistry-and-design/green-chemistry-and-design-demonstration-project.html#ecolab

Source:
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Resource Type:
Case study/success story

Date of Publication:
2013

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

P2Rx

One East Hazelwood Drive; Champaign, IL; 61820; (800) 407-0261; glrppr@istc.illinois.edu