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Safety

National Safety Month: Stay Safe Out There!
Tweet June is many things: a favorite month to get married, the start of summer (in the Northern Hemisphere), the season of inconvenience for parents who did not have the foresight to enroll their energetic offspring in camp. But from a business perspective, perhaps the most crucial significance for June is that it’s National Safety [...]..

Spillers Love Company
Tweet The Internet is known for those who jump on board to criticize. So it was refreshing to see how many peopled jumped on board to support a woman who spilled 22 quarts of ranch dressing at her workplace — by sharing their own spill stories. Mashable called it “the greatest thread in Twitter history.” The article included [...]..

Business

Grammar Police: Say What You Mean and Keep It Clean!
Tweet We know it’s been a while since you were in grammar school, learning about such English language twisters as homophones: words that sound alike but are spelled differently, and have different meanings. Like two, too, a..
To Give Someone the Slip
Tweet You may have heard the maxim, “A good pun is its own reword.” That’s not a typo; it’s wordplay. Back in the day, one of our team had a book called Punography, which contained visual puns. Like the one..

Environment

We Are the Oil Spill
Tweet In recent times, whenever a catastrophic event, whether natural or human-created, makes headlines, social media rapidly makes memes that say something along the lines of, “We are all ____.” It’s meant to ex..
The Great Floods of 2019
Tweet The expression “a wet winter” doesn’t begin to describe what 2019 has been like for many businesses and homeowners across the country, which have experienced storms so severe they immobilized cities, turned..

Residential

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk — Get Your Clean Up On!
Tweet Some phrases sound as if frustrated parents invented them (and since many of us here at Impact Absorbents are parents ourselves, we get it!). For instance: “Don’t cry over spilled milk.” It conjures a dedic..
Smart Summer Home Maintenance
Tweet Everything about our lives is smart these days. Smartphones. Smart cars. Smart health (think fitness trackers, life alerts…). And yes, our homes are smart too, with coffee makers that turn on without our intervention, allo..

Pollution

Oil Spills: A Daily Reality Show
Tweet These days, reality shows (and stars) blanket the Internet, magazines, and our daily lives, whether we want to hear about them or not. And they’re relatively harmless. The same can’t be said of oils spills, which..
Don’t Fall Off the Mountain
Tweet Many years ago, Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine wrote a book called, Don’t Fall Off the Mountain. She wasn’t focused on erosion control, but the title is apt: in winter months, when the rains often cascad..