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Companies That Say No To Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

The word volatile means “liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse.” So it makes sense why we would want to reduce volatility in our lives. Whether it’s volatile people, situations or toxic substances we have the power to influence what happens in our environment.   Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are organic chemicals [...]

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Plant-based Ingredients in Everyday Products

Natural ingredients seem to be the answer to everything nowadays. Have an itchy dog with dry skin issues? Lovingly brush some coconut oil on him. Want to prevent Alzheimer’s disease? Slurp on a spoon of tasty omega rich fish oil. Want a non-toxic industrial coating that is super safe and sustainable? Make a coating with [...]

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Coatings CEO says our ‘Chemical Society’ is Costing Hundreds of Billions of Dollars Annually in Corrosion Damage

Jukka Huotari   RENO, NEVADA, JULY 21, 2014 – Castagra Products Inc. CEO, Peter Roosen, says US steel-based infrastructure components, whether they be cars, steel tanks, bridges, or ships, are as vulnerable to corrosion now as they were 50 years ago.   “We live in a society dominated by corrosive chemicals that can be airborne, [...]

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New Startups Causing Waves in the Wastewater Industry

Innovative technology and wastewater knowledge are a killer combo if you want to tap into the wealth of the $600 billion wastewater industry. In fact, even actors are quietly backing environmentally enhancing wastewater technologies. Baswood, a company hailing from sunny Santa Barbara, California, is supported by Hollywood star Edward Norton who is a large advocate [...]

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It’s Bite the Bullet Time for U.S. Infrastructure Now That the Economy is Rebounding,’ says Coating Boss

Gulf Restoration Network RENO, NEVADA, JULY 14, 2014 – Industrial coatings company Castagra Products’ CEO, Peter Roosen, says now is the time for the US to really bite the bullet with the economy rebounding and address major infrastructure deficits such as the state of drinking water and wastewater installations and pipes. “With employment on the [...]

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Castagra Logo (3D Printer)

It’s amazing what you can do with a 3D printer.

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Ecodur 201: Los Angeles Superior Compton Courthouse (Aquablocx)

A 15,000 gallon water tank on the 14th floor of a Los Angeles court house in Compton needed emergency repairs as it was leaking. The water was potentially a threat to the electronics of a new elevator system being installed. The situation became a Class 1 emergency when it was realised that no sprinkler water [...]

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Social Media Can Encourage Sustainability Growth in Organizations

source:   When I talk about social media with my parents, they look at me with a slightly vacant look in their eyes and their mouths are open ajar – enough for air to go in and out to stay alive. I then mention Twitter. Still nothing. Then I mention Facebook. Their faces light up [...]

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