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flame-retardant material


Material alert: Toxic flame retardants in baby products

Survey from University of California at Berkeley of common baby products finds 80 percent contain toxic or untested flame retardants and 36 percent contain one banned in the 1970s.

By May 23, 2011


Federal-Mogul develops new flame-retardant resin

Federal-Mogul Corporation has developed a polyethylene terephthalate yarn to meet both the halogen-free flame-retardant regulations and the "no flaming drip" requirement.

By May 24, 2010


Has Ford gone cuckoo for coconuts?

Ford and Scotts Miracle-Gro are researching the use of coconut fiber reinforcement for molded plastic parts to reduce the use of petroleum.

By October 7, 2011


The best pet gadgets ever made

Sophisticated modern pets demand the latest high-tech gadgets to keep them stimulated and in 24-hour contact with their owners. We investigate the very best in animal tech

By November 12, 2009


How green is Apple now?

Apple says its new MacBooks are among the greenest in the industry. Environmental experts are pleased, but still have questions on recycling and on greenhouse gas emissions.

By October 14, 2008


5 steps you need to ignore all of this iPhone coverage

As someone who tries to be aware of almost everything going on the world of technology, I am, for the lack of a better term, fed up with all of this iPhone news coverage. Even worse, I find myself submitting to the pressure and talking about the phone th

By June 28, 2007


Greenpeace: HP stands for 'harmful products'

Demonstrating at HP headquarters, group calls for ban on brominated flame retardants.

By December 6, 2005


Recycling not easy for PC makers

Companies like HP and Dell are becoming more involved with recycling their machines. And they're seeing how hard it is to deal with the products Silicon Valley produces.

April 22, 2003