October 10, 2023

ACI Recognizes “Early Adopters” of Sustainable Feedstocks Initiative

On September 18, 2023, the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) recognized member companies that have been “early adopters” of its Sustainable Feedstocks Initiative, “aimed to drive the use of more sustainable feedstocks in cleaning product ingredients and products throughout the industry.” ACI states that the initiative focused on the top raw materials used in cleaning products. For the purposes of this initiative, ACI defines a sustainable feedstock as “a raw or recycled material...
September 20, 2019

ACI Releases Its 2019 Sustainability Report

By Lynn L. Bergeson This month, the American Cleaning Institute (ACI), a Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) member, published its 2019 Sustainability Report titled The Future Is Clean. In its 2019 report, ACI outlines its sustainability goals, which include increased transparency, the reduction of GHG emissions, and the move toward a circular global economy. As part of its activities to achieve such goals, ACI has worked on filling knowledge gaps, harnessing power in...
September 3, 2019

Court Finds NY Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program Is Null and Void, Directs NYSDEC to Comply with SAPA

On August 27, 2019, the Supreme Court of the State of New York issued its decision in a challenge to New York’s (NY) Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program (Disclosure Program) brought by the Household and Commercial Cleaning Products Association (HCPA) and American Cleaning Institute (ACI).  As reported in our June 8, 2018, blog item, the Disclosure Program requires manufacturers of cleaning products sold in New York to disclose chemical ingredients and identify...