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The “Tiny” Spill Clean Up Movement

You’ve likely heard of tiny houses. People buy them or build them from a kit, and use them as granny units, for a nomadic lifestyle …

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The Cat’s Pajamas (Or, Say Nay to Clay)

Do you ever wonder where some unusual expressions come from? One that’s not common today, but likely was in your grandparents’ time, is “the cat’s …

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Hello, Arkansas!

The 42nd president of the United States hailed from Arkansas. So did Maya Angelou, the multi-award winning poet, author, actress and singer who read her …

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A Greener Marina

Ah, the wild blue waterways. What a wonderful way to spend a summer day, especially when it’s 90º (or more) outside. And if you own …

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Hot Fun in the Summertime

When Sly and the Family Stone sang about Hot Fun in the Summertime, it was a different world. There weren’t nearly as many triple-digit days …

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Chemical Reaction? Here’s How to Stay Safe

Many years ago, an agrochemical company created a commercial that proclaimed, “Without chemicals, life itself would be impossible.” While it’s true that all life is …

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COVID Wind Down: What Does It Mean for Your Business?

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” wrote Charles Dickens in A Tale of Two Cities. This often-quoted catchphrase certainly …

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Come Up to Our Pad

You might think that’s a somewhat suggestive headline, and you’d be right: we’re suggesting you move up to Impact Absorbents’ premium spill containment pads to …

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Cookin’ Good: How to Beat the FOG

It’s hot; maybe humid, depending in where you dwell, and nobody wants to cook. Except restaurateurs, for whom food is bread and butter, in a …

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Why the Ground Can Be A Dangerous Place

Summer seems like a relatively benign season. No icy roads, snow or hail, and in many places, not even any rain. Unless you live some …

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What To Do On Summer Break

School may not have been live and in person for very long this year, but that doesn’t mean kids aren’t as happy as always to …

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Safe Harbor

What does it take to stay safe in the water? As a child, it probably meant a cute flotation device — along with the watchful …

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Take A Deep Breath

If there’s one thing we’re enjoying this spring, it’s breathing. Without masks. In some places. The mask mandates surge and ebb, depending on what the …

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Smart Science: The Labpack You Need

We know what you’re thinking: science is not your strong suit. Subjects like chemistry and biology belong back in high school. But not in the …

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How (Not) to Become a Drain Surgeon

If you blanch at the thought of blood and never considered going to medical school, you can still become a surgeon of sorts: a drain …

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Just Say No, And Stay Safe

Several presidencies ago, the First Lady launched a memorable campaign about how people should respond when offered drugs: Just say no! If you have an …

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Neutrality: What The World Needs Now

It’s just a little challenging in the world today, when war breaks out abroad and nations everywhere take sides. It’s also more than a little …

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Breakdown Dead Ahead

  When Boz Scaggs sang about there being a breakdown dead ahead, he wasn’t referring to a mechanical failure — or to leaching hazardous chemicals. …

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A “Paintless” Solution for Sprucing Up the Office

Did you think that was a typo in the headline? Nope — just a little wordplay. Because now that we’re getting back to in-person work …

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“Slipped, Tripped, and Fell in…”

Angela Strehli recorded her version of a 1970s tune called “Slipped, Tripped, and Fell in Love,” but being in the spill clean up business, when one of …

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What A Waste: Sewage Spill Shuts Down Beaches in SoCal

In late February, a sewage spill in southern California forced beach closures for the second time in two months. This one was the result of …

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We Want to “Dish” About Spill Clean Up

Have you heard of the latest dishwasher? It’s an AI-enabled dishwashing device marketed as being a solution “for every home & office. Dishcare eliminates the …

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What Social Media Can Teach Us About Spill Containment

You may be thinking. “This is not a fit. Social media is digital by nature. Spill clean up is analog.” (Although if you spill coffee …

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School Daze

Now that school’s resuming — sort of, in some places, depending on our ever-evolving health landscape — many kids are actually happy to be returning …

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How to Weather Winter

Here in California, we’re grateful for severe winter storms, because it’s helped to ease our equally severe drought conditions. Even though the temperatures outside are …

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Are You Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber. It used to be the essence of many commercials targeted towards older adults: products that claimed to, um, move things along, much as ingesting …

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Help Wanted: Transforming The Great Resignation Into The Great Inspiration

If there’s one positive to come out of the pandemic, it’s people’s reflection on how they spend their days, and whether their work is truly …

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Can the Beatles Boost Productivity?

January might as well be called “Lethargy.” The weather is dull and cold and often wet, slip and fall incidents increase, people have less energy, …

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How to Lose Weight in the New Year

Many people start a diet in January. Most of them don’t last very long. But we try. Impact Absorbents knows an ideal way to “lose …

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Greening Your Business in the New Year

Have you noticed something different about Impact Absorbents products lately? Yes, they’re still the same premier, eco-friendly spill clean up and spill containment solutions you’ve …

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