February 12, 2012 at 7:21 am in Grand Forks Herald
The CEO and founder of EarthClean, a clean-tech startup in South St. Paul, will pop a fingerful of his company’s TetraKO firefighting gel into his mouth to prove it’s nontoxic. EarthClean’s product, made of 50 percent cornstarch, is a goopy example of how the green-chemistry movement is starting to grow beyond the seed stage.
Renewable, bio-based substitutes for petroleum-derived chemicals have been under development for several years in Minnesota, but now they’re finally starting to sell. Continue Reading