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The Good Stuff

The Story of Stuff Project (www.storyofstuff.org)

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The Good Stuff
16 MIN2014 MAY 14
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When a thermometer factory in New York closed because of increasing U.S. regulation of mercury, the operation was moved lock, stock and barrel to India, where enforcement of environmental laws is lax. Now a subsidiary of Unilever – the company behind everyday brands like Vaseline, Dove Soap and Lipton Tea – which operated the factory in India, is trying to walk away from a deadly legacy.