Is Sanitarian the New Vegetarian?

Is Sanitarian the New Vegetarian?

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered the way people dine, both at home and in public. The overwhelming fear of contamination that was once the domain of germophobes has become commonplace. As the world starts to open back up as vaccinations expand, restaurants face the challenge of customers who have spent more than a year thinking about the sanitary practices behind the production, handling, and consumption of food.

Is the “sanitarian” customer the new vegetarian?


Pool Chlorine Shortage Threatens to Cancel Summer

Pool Chlorine Shortage Threatens to Cancel Summer

Chlorine tablet shortage presents opportunities for alternate chemicals and water treatment system suppliers

  • by Chris Dyer
  • March 9 2021


Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Working Hard or Hardly Working?

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we live and work. Home offices have become a part of life for many people, while those who do not work remotely face unique changes in the workplace. As we all await a return to normalcy, one must wonder: will things ever be truly “normal” again?


US Electric Sector Shifts Toward Natural Gas & Renewables

US Electric Sector Shifts Toward Natural Gas & Renewables

Natural gas and renewables are expected to outcompete coal, petroleum, and nuclear power for the foreseeable future.


Has White Claw Changed Alcoholic Beverages Forever?

Has White Claw Changed Alcoholic Beverages Forever?

Since its introduction, White Claw hard seltzer has raced to the top of the “malternatives” market, even giving leading beer brands a run for their money. Is the product’s success driven by its quality, or is it a flash in the pan driven by novelty and social media trends?


Three Ways Wildfires are Boosting Forestry Revenues

Three Ways Wildfires are Boosting Forestry Revenues

As the consequences of climate change become more pronounced, certain locales, such as California, are expected to see more frequent and severer wildfires. Wildfires aren’t often seen as good news, as they cause danger to life and property. Nonetheless, however grim, growing numbers of wildfires are also likely to expand revenues for three groups of forest industry stakeholders.


Which Bin is for Glass Again?

Which Bin is for Glass Again?

Glass is increasingly being rejected from curbside single-stream recycling programs, prompting consumers to question whether recycling is truly worth their time. However, more and more businesses – such as bars – are engaging in multiple-stream recycling, sorting bottles from cans at the point of consumption. With the challenges of single-stream recycling and the growing rejection of mixed paper and other recyclables by China and other historical export destinations, will glass recovery continue to expand?


How Many Streaming Services is Too Many?

How Many Streaming Services is Too Many?

With the introduction of newer streaming services such as Disney+, HBO Max, and Peacock in an already widespread field of ubiquitous offerings, are consumers bound to shift from cord-cutting to subscription-cutting?


IMO Regulations Creating Opportunities in the Shipping Sector

IMO Regulations Creating Opportunities in the Shipping Sector

Residual fuel’s losses will be all gains for LNG, scrubbers, and diesel oil.


Washing Machine Importers Spin Out on Tariffs

Washing Machine Importers Spin Out on Tariffs

Tariffs on imported washing machines have created a favorable pricing environment for US manufacturers