Top brands concoct plan to 'green' the chemicals used in everyday goods

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Polymers in liquid formulations are found in shampoo, as well as a host of other husehold goods | Credit: iStock
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Polymers in liquid formulations are found in shampoo, as well as a host of other husehold goods | Credit: iStock

Unilever, Afton Chemicals, Scott Bader, and Crown Paints become founding members of taskforce aimed at making polymers used in everyday goods more sustainable

Companies across the consumer goods supply chain have this week teamed up to investigate how polymers in liquid formulations (PLFs) - the widely used chemicals found in shampoo, paint, adhesives, fertilisers,...

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