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Posts from the ‘Absorbents’ Category

  • November 15th, 2017

    Weather or Not / Part 2: How to Stay Safe Outside

    Tweet Last week, we looked at six smart steps business owners can take to keep employees and customers safe, warm and dry in wet, icy winter weather. Everybody still needs to get to and from your place of business, however, which entails going out into the elements. Unless they’ve learned to teleport. Since Trek’s transporter [...]

  • November 8th, 2017

    Weather or Not / Part 1: How to Stay Safe Inside

    Tweet With all the natural disasters we’ve experienced in 2017, how do you make a business winter-worthy, when slip-and-fall accidents could spell d-i-s-a-s-t-e-r? Get back to basics. Here are six simple steps to ensure your business is ready for cold and stormy days: Test the heating system. This is so basic that many business owners [...]

  • November 3rd, 2017

    How Do You Spell Emergency?

    Tweet The recent California wildfires have made everyone rethink emergency preparedness. While a catastrophe of this magnitude required assistance from all over the West and beyond, potentially hazardous situations happen on a smaller scale every day. Which is why it pays to be prepared — especially if you’re a small business owner. Over the past [...]

  • October 25th, 2017

    Don’t Hazard a Guess

    Tweet There are times in life when guessing is good. Like on a game show. If you’re fortunate enough to be a contestant and you’re winning, when a question pops up that you don’t know the answer to, it’s worth hazarding a guess. You could be thousands of dollars richer if you’re right. Or maybe [...]

  • October 18th, 2017

    POTUS for WOTUS

    Tweet Last February, President Trump issued an executive order directing the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army for Civil Works to review the Clean Water Rule and “publish a proposed rule for notice and comment rescinding or revising the rule.” As with all great government edicts, a schedule of public meetings ensued for WOTUS (Waters [...]

  • October 11th, 2017

    Tacos and Pizza and Beer, Oh My

    Tweet Who lies awake at night dreaming of food holidays? Probably someone whose business involves enticing customers to buy their products — or someone who really enjoys eating. Maybe it’s a corporate event planner whose job entails interfacing with catering companies for large-scale meetings. Or maybe it’s a conspiracy of moms who want to promote [...]

  • October 4th, 2017

    It’s Our Quarter Century!

    Tweet This month, Impact Absorbents celebrates our 25th anniversary, thanks to you. Back in 1992, when the Tharp family began experimenting to create an absorbent product, they had one focus: to create the best, most effective, environmentally friendly spill clean up product on the market. That was product, singular. Today, Impact Absorbents offers more than [...]

  • September 27th, 2017

    Forecast: Cloudy and Clear

    Tweet This is the Age of the Cloud, when the term that once referred to a billowing mass of water vapor wafting gently through the sky now means a virtual storehouse for every imaginable kind of data. We upload the contents of our devices to cyberspace, trusting we’ll be able to access what we need [...]

  • September 20th, 2017

    A Matter of Context

    Tweet Floaters. When you have them in your eye, they can be cause for concern. But when you put them in the water, they alleviate concern. Everything in life is a matter of context. So, for example, an XSORB Select Oil Absorbent Boom would not be an appropriate answer to a vision problem. For that, [...]

  • September 13th, 2017

    Bk 2 Skl

    Tweet In these device-laden times, educational mainstays such as spelling and syntax are taking a beating. Texting demands brevity, Twitter turns on 140 or fewer characters per post, and many of the sites most popular with younger users focus on images or video: Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest. What’s more, Snapchat messages only last a brief time [...]