Is time running out for HFCs?
May 19, 2015Read More >>>
In April, the Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol met in Bangkok, Thailand to document the progress that has been made in developing more sustainable alternatives to HFCs and to discuss proposals for an HFC phase-down. With sustainable HFC alternatives now on the market or under development for nearly every HFC application, supporters of the phase-down now include India, Brazil, China, and a bloc of African countries.
Record Water Shortages Require Sustainable Solutions
April 28, 2015Read More >>>
Many countries already face significant water scarcity and without significant improvements in water resource management, global water demand is estimated to exceed what is currently available by 40 percent by 2030. California, Australia and Taiwan are just a few places that are currently mandating water use restrictions for the public and manufacturers to combat water shortages.
Happy Earth Day to All: Commit to a More Sustainable World
April 22, 2015Read More >>>
Today marks the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day - a time to acknowledge our partners and colleagues for all the environmental accomplishments of the past year, and to reignite our commitment for a more sustainable future. With every passing year our collective understanding of the impacts of climate change increases. Consistent with its commitment to environmental sustainability, 3M is dedicated to encouraging the use of safe, sustainable alternatives to hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).