After successful performance evaluations, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has officially introduced soy biobased penetrating lubricants and a spill sorbent into the federal buying system.
In 2010, the Pentagon began a pilot test of a new entryway mat made by EcoPath™ at one of their main entrances.
For the 20 people who work in Ft. Lee’s Building 11108, it’s comforting that the cabinets throughout the building emit no formaldehyde.
Biobased products perform and help meet sustainability goals.
Biobased products replace petroleum-based products – in everything from hand cleaner to graffiti remover to auto lubricants.
Yellowstone National Park’s problem with plastic bottles launched an innovative new partnership to use the bottles in American-made soy-backed carpet. It also created a new source of funding for environmental projects at Yellowstone.
Fort Belvoir Army Base in Fairfax County, Virginia accomplished what no other military base in the country had achieved by mid-2010 — attain the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification for new construction.
The U.S. Air Force began using carpet made with soy-based backing in 2009.
Oil spills are a daily occurrence in the Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Transportation Support maintenance shop at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
The people in the business of introducing new products and procedures know that there are classic ways to achieve their goals. One is to find a “champion” and another is to find a source of products for actual trials in the “field.”
Wilmington, Delaware Housing Authority (WHA) Executive Director Frederick S. Purnell, Sr. saw an opportunity to provide energy efficiency and environmental benefits to tenants.
Biobased allows for “Green Ship Initiative” In the Great Lakes
The use of biodiesel fuel and other environmental activities drives “The Greening of Yellowstone.”
The Government Printing Office (GPO) has piloted a new soy biobased green roof system on one of its headquarters buildings in Washington, D.C.
When Federal agencies want to “go green” with biobased products, there are, of course, many ways to achieve that goal. The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) took a very organized and methodical approach.
When the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) discovered, tested and began using the mastic remover with the catchy name, BEAN–e–doo®, its primary reasons were that it was safe to use and it worked very well.
Dozens of U.S. military facilities have switched to or installed new equipment that comes with a biobased transformer coolant fluid-Envirotemp® FR3®.
Under the umbrella of “environmental sustainability,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Operations is using biobased products wherever they can to operate and maintain, as well as modernize its headquarters buildings.
Gary Cantrell and his crew needed to take up black mastic from a floor in one of their hospital’s ear, nose and throat clinics to install carpet.
When a U.S. Navy submarine comes to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) to be renovated and updated, it gets a total overhaul inside and out right down to the smallest detail.