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Safety

Keepin’ It Clean: A Spill-Safe Eating Guide
Tweet Do you have customers whose spouse or significant other might sigh and say, “Can’t take you anywhere!”? Not because of their manners or demeanor, which are above reproach. It’s more basic than that: the way they eat. Even though these are adults, and they hold their utensils correctly, they still manage to get food [...]..

How to Delete Spills Promptly
Tweet Staying safe can be a challenge these days. With our digital footprint out there for anyone to acquire, it’s easy to fall prey to scams. Especially at his time of year, when people ship packages coast to coast and to every point in between. One popular digital virus is a UPS/Fed Ex/USPS “Delivery Failure”. The [...]..

Business

Celebrity Baby Boom: Who’ll Clean Up the Mess?
Tweet Have you observed the recent spate of celebrity babies? Maybe there aren’t any more kids being born than usual, but their names are so unusual, they stand out. In any case, if there’s anything we know about child..
On Guard! Don’t Let Drains Drain Your Energy
Tweet “En guard!” is a French fencing phrase (say that three times fast) that means, “Get ready! Your opponent is about to run you through with a lance!” Or it may have meant, “Look out! Your drain is..

Environment

That’s a Wrap: No PFAs in Our Products!
Tweet A lot of women are lipophobic (that’s fear of fat), which may prevent them from eating fast food. That’s a positive. Fast food is not nutritious. Yet a new study by the Centers for Disease Control found one in t..
The 4 Rs: Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Tweet School’s been back in session for at least a month, so the 3 Rs are well underway. Besides, with texting and tablets, the old reading, writing and ‘rithmetic are kind of anachronistic. Do kids even learn to write..

Pollution

Block That Spill!
Tweet In football, cheerleaders sometimes chant, “Block that kick!” Other sports use similar lingo to keep the spectators enthused and the team amped up for a win. The spill containment field doesn’t employ a che..
Hazardous Adsorbents, Part 2: Coconut Husk
Tweet Nutritionists have been singing the praises of coconut for years. Touted benefits of coconut oil, for instance, include everything from boosting immunity to balancing hormones, aiding digestion to beautifying skin and hair. ..

Residential

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..
House Sale Spruce Up
Tweet Thinking about putting your home on the market this spring? If so, you’ll want to put its “best face forward” to attract potential buyers. And that probably means a paint job. In your enthusiasm, however, y..