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3M Releases Sustainability Report
May 28, 2014 — 3M has issued its 2014 sustainability report. The report details 3M’s sustainability achievements, including its water conservation plans and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In... (rest of article)

SC Johnson Forms Executive Sustainability Leadership Program
May 23, 2014 — SC Johnson, parent company of SC Johnson Professional, has partnered with the Ingersoll Rand Foundation and the World Environment Center to launch a sustainability training program for executives.... (rest of article)

Report: E.Coli, MRSA Can Linger on Airplane Surfaces for Days
May 21, 2014 — E. Coli and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria can survive in airplane-like conditions for up to seven days, according to a study by Auburn University Center for Detection... (rest of article)

Minnesota Bans Triclosan in Consumer Products
May 20, 2014 — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has signed legislation banning the use of triclosan in retail consumer hygiene products sold in that state. Triclosan is an antimicrobial ingredient commonly found... (rest of article)

Cintas Launches Textile Recycling Program
May 20, 2014 — Cintas Corp. has partnered with nonprofit Know Hope to recycle textile waste. Cintas will provide unused textiles from its uniform production to the Cincinnati-based organization. Know Hope will... (rest of article)

CDC Confirms First MERS-CoV Transmission in US
May 19, 2014 — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the first case of person-to-person transmission of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) within the United... (rest of article)

E. Coli Outbreak Triggers Ground Beef Recall
May 19, 2014 — Wolverine Packing Co. has recalled more than 1.8 million pounds of ground beef across the United States due to the risk of E. coli infection. The Detroit, MI-based meat packaging company issued... (rest of article)

Second MERS-CoV Case Reported in US
May 13, 2014 — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the second case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the United States. CDC officials believe that... (rest of article)

Green Seal Revises Standards for Specialty Cleaning Products
May 9, 2014 — Green Seal has issued revisions of two standards for specialty cleaners used in the household and industrial and institutional markets. GS-52 (Specialty Cleaning Products for Household Use) and... (rest of article)

USGBC Launches Real-Time Green Building Data Resource
May 8, 2014 — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released an online data visualization resource for real-time green building data. USGBC’s website tool provides enhanced market briefs on all 50... (rest of article)

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