17 Feb '12, 1pm

Ben & Jerry's, Unilever to Roll Out Greener Freezers in U.S.

Ben & Jerry's, Unilever to Roll Out Greener Freezers in U.S.

"Since 2008, we have worked alongside Greenpeace in pursuit of a more responsible freezer for the U.S.," said Ben & Jerry's CEO Jostein Solheim in a statement on Valentine's Day, when the ice cream company and Unilever announced their plan. Hydrocarbon-based freezers have been used in Europe for years but were not permitted in the U.S. until last December, when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ruled that the hydrocarbons propane, isobutane and R-441A are acceptable as refrigerants for household and small commercial refrigerators and freezers. At the time, the agency acknowledged Ben and Jerry's, General Electric , which is marketing the HFC-free Monogram refrigerator , A.S. Trust & Holdings , which holds patents for R441A/HCR188C, and refrigerator maker True Manufacturing for pressing for the change. Concern about the flammability of hydrocarbons was one of the hur...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/02/17/ben-jerrys-unilev...

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