Frequent readers will know we often discuss the biobased market, especially in connection with our USDA Certified BioPreferred® SOLVON K4. Biobased technology will continue to evolve and expand. When we initially converted from a petroleum-derived version of the solvent to a plant-based one, we were fortunate to have a partner in the Midwest supplying the […]
What are Bio-Based Chemicals?
You may have heard the term “bio-based chemicals” but really didn’t understand what it meant. We’ll dive into the phrase “bio-based” and explain what it means as well as how it applies to our bio-based dry cleaning solvent. How are bio-based products better for the planet? The key environmental benefits of manufacturing and using bio-based […]
Why Use a Bio-Based Solvent?
Interest in bio-based products is growing in some industries and home markets but are bio-based products always the best choice? The answer is sometimes. Bio-based doesn’t automatically mean eco-friendly. A product containing plant-based or derived material is no guarantee it is safe or eco-friendly. Let’s look at palm oil for example; it was found […]