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Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
Chicago Parks Fight Hand Sanitizer Shortage Through Innovative Biodiesel Partnership

An unlikely partnership has enabled the Chicago Park District to produce enough much-needed hand sanitizer to keep its employees and park visitors safe during the pandemic.

The Chicago Park District wanted to make sure there were enough sanitation supplies to protect the public and its employees. Fortuitously, its use of biodiesel to power its fleet provided a key ingredient for hand sanitizer.

Read more about how the agency worked with the Illinois Soybean Association to come up with an innovative solution to the sanitizer shortage.