Spill & Safety News

Beat the Clock

It's November, and that means we get to time travel. You know: set our clocks back an hour and re-live an hour we've just lived. It's a little spoo...

Blowin' in the Wind

We're pretty sure Bob Dylan wasn't anticipating the development of XSORB Outdoor All-Purpose Absorbent when he penned the lyrics, "The answer, my f...

October: A Month of Iconic Radio, TV, and Amusement

This month might seem like a prelude to the time of year when people gather and dine with relatives — or, sometimes, aim to get as far away from th...

"I Can't Believe I Ate the Whole Thing"

Years ago, a humorous television commercial showed a man glumly groaning, "I can't believe I ate that whole thing!" The commercial was for an antac...

Spill Clean Up By Any Other Name

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose,by any other name would smell as sweet." ~ William Shakespeare   The Bay Area has long been k...

All Kitted Out

Some people kit out their cars. And we suppose, if you love cats, being "kitted out" could refer to having a litter of kittens (as opposed to kitty...

Are You Bored? Ways to Spice Up July

It may surprise you to learn that July is National Boredom Month, which seems a bit strange considering school's out, many adults are taking vacati...

Grammar Police: Say What You Mean and Keep It Clean!

We know it's been a while since you were in grammar school, learning about such English language twisters as homophones: words that sound alike but...

To Give Someone the Slip

You may have heard the maxim, "A good pun is its own reword." That's not a typo; it's wordplay. Back in the day, one of our team had a book called ...

When The Build Up Needs Clean Up

We recently watched a heartwarming six-part series on The Ellen Show calledThe Build Up, in which two design and construction experts help transfor...

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Have you ever traveled with small children? In between pestering their siblings or needing a rest stop, they constantly ask, "Are we there yet?" A ...

Year Of the Pig: A Spill Clean Up Bonanza?

The Chinese New Year, which begins in February, is always symbolized by a specific animal that defines the qualities for the coming year. It's a ve...