The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Sherwin-Williams' new paint formulation. The company's innovative new paint formulation, utilizing soybean oil and recycled plastic bottles, substantially reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs) by incorporating simple ingredients like soybean oil and recycled plastic bottles into a first of its kind paint formula.
This is an environmental triumph for consumers and the environment. New eco-friendly paint formulas have eliminated 800,000 pounds of VOCs, according to the company. New formulation utilizing soybean oil and recycled plastic bottles reduces VOCs by 60 percent.
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