01 Jul '11, 6pm

Making a Bet on Concentrated Refills: Will consumers be willing to buy a tiny pouch of window cleaner and dilute...

Making a Bet on Concentrated Refills: Will consumers be willing to buy a tiny pouch of window cleaner and dilute...

From juices to shampoos to laundry detergents, many consumer products could be sold in more environmentally friendly forms than are common today in the United States. SC Johnson A Windex bottle can be refilled by buying a small pouch of concentrate. One solution is to sell liquids in a concentrated form that must be diluted at home. Another is to sell the products in reusable bottles that consumers take back to the store to refill. Both strategies sharply reduce the amount of packaging used, much of it plastic, and how much of it is thrown away. But if companies step up to the plate and provide such options, will shoppers be willing to buy the products? That question was raised Friday when the household product manufacturer unveiled the Windex Mini , a small pouch of concentrated cleaner that can be diluted to refill one of those traditional 26-ounce bottles of fluid. Such...

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Vegan Wine Making Gains With Consumers

Vegan Wine Making Gains With Consumers

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Before you take a swig of that delicious Chardonnay to go along with your yummy Savory Vegetable Pot Pie , ask yourself: w...

[Princessa's Diary] Bet on Sports Smart!

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sabrina.sg 02 Jul '11, 9am

Sportsbetting.com is the website for anyone that is looking to place a sports wager. The website works more of a guide tha...