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A Sustainable Alternative to Freezer Bricks

Here’s a quick quiz, which of the following impact categories have phenolics (via processing and disposal) been linked to:

Climate Change, Ozone Depletion, Freshwater ecotoxicity, freshwater eutrophication, marine eutrophication, terrestrial eutrophication, acidification, human toxicity (carcinogen), animal toxicity, particulate matter.

Yeah, it’s all of them

Heat Reflecting Insulation: the Concept of Emissivity in Thermal Packaging Materials

Heat Reflecting Insulation: the Concept of Emissivity in Thermal Packaging Materials
Have you ever wondered why cold chain packaging companies use aluminum layered box liners or aluminum bubble mailers? It’s the same reason Marathon runners wear those metallic space blankets at the end of the race, why it’s terrible to get into a car with dark colored interior in the summer and why the Apollo spacecraft employed aluminum foil as a heat shield.