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Chlorosilane Absorption and Removal of floating oil sheen on water

It all began with chlorosilane absorption and removing floating oil sheen on water. One night we were eating dinner and my husband, the founder of Guardian Environmental, said to me “you’re not going to believe what happened today”. At the time, the two of us were pursuing different startup businesses. I took a sip of […]

Managing the lifecycle

Managing the lifecycle of hazardous chemical spill control products

Everything was running smoothly and on schedule.  Then came the blood-curdling sound of the alarm system.  A valve malfunctioned and a hazardous chemical was seeping through the seal. The area was immediately evacuated, production shut down and emergency responders were deployed.  The spill was controlled, contained, and cleaned up without incident. Thankfully the spill did […]

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Emergency Response Oil Sheen

It was mid-January and Drew was meeting with his emergency response team to discuss the procedures they had in place to keep local downstream fishing rivers and brooks oil sheen free. The area surrounding the facility Drew manages is well known for its amazing fly fishing.  It’s tucked into a beautiful part of the US […]

The magic words we all want to hear

“No residual oil sheen concerns.”  Ahhhhh those are the magic words we want to hear when we follow up with our clients. Makes me think of James, one of my favorite SheenGuard customers.  Every time I call to see how things are going he says, “no residual oil sheen concerns” and proceeds to tell me […]

Loose Absorbents – My light bulb moment

Though I know our loose absorbent specialty products are of the highest quality, as I was working on our website I had one of those “light bulb” moments. I realized most of our customers probably didn’t know what other products we provided besides what they use. We’ve chosen to sell just a few loose absorbent […]

An easy way to implement change

A year ago, we adopted a 5-month-old golden retriever from an organization that rescued 25+ dogs out of a hot, dirty hoarding situation. A dog from a tough situation often resists things as simple as a comfy dog bed, food from the hand, and cuddles from humans.  Why?  Because the old ways are what they […]

Key points to consider with wastewater solidification products.

Choosing wastewater solidification products requires you to follow the highest standards. There’s a lot of work that goes into choosing the right product.  There is so much going on and operational efficiency is of the utmost importance.  There are quotas and budgetary considerations.  And let’s not negate the importance of being cognizant environmental compliance regulations. […]

Efficiency Problems with Floating Oil Sheen Removal Products

When it comes to removing floating oil sheen, compliance issues and regulatory worries can get in the way of business. I was talking to a new customer about his floating oil sheen troubles. He thought he had evaluated every type of “green”, polypropylene, fiber, cellulose, plant-based, and mineral product that promised to remove floating oil […]

Simplify your safety procedures with PetroGuard Chemical Spill Absorbent

When there’s a reactive chemical spill, it takes more than kitty litter and fire fighting foam to keep workers, first responders and local communities safe. Watch this quick video of how one of our customers simplified their maintenance procedures using PetroGuard Chemical Spill Absorbent. To learn more about the benefits of PetroGuard Chemical Spill Absorbent, […]

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Heating Oil Spill Lessons Learned

I parked my car and as I was locking my door all I could smell was spilled heating oil. Now I know the fumes associated with spilled heating oil can be strong.  But if spills are cleaned up quickly and the products used really do their job, then the residual fumes should be minimal, if […]