EPA invited members of the chemical industry to Washington D.C. to be recognized under DfE’s new program the “Safe Detergent Stewardship Initiative” (SDSI – nicknamed “Sudsy”). Thirty four chemical companies were identified as environmental leaders, “Champions” in the use and encouragement of safer surfactants. For eliminating surfactants of special concern, and substiting more biodegradable materials in their formulations.
EPA has many more “Partners” preparing to qualify as champions later this year.
The SDSI CHAMPIONS:
Barricade Fire Gel
Bissell Homecare Inc.
ChemLink Laboratories LLC
Clean Control Corporation
Corporate Express, a Staples Company
Earth Friendly Products
Eco Concepts, Inc.
GEMTEK Products LLC
Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP
Natural Soap Formulas
Pure & Gentle Soap Inc.
Reckitt Benckiser, Inc.
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Seventh Generation, Inc.
Spurrier Chemical Companies Inc.
State Chemical Solutions
The Dial Corporation, A Henkel Company
The Procter & Gamble Company
US Formula Technology
U.S. Polychemical Corporation
Virox Technologies Inc.
EPIC Cleaning Products
Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System
ISSA — The Wordwide Cleaning Industry Association
Textile Rental Services Association of America
and Uniform and Textile Service Association