Clever akafen/Shop Green – Detergents and cleaning products

What is it about?

Washing and cleaning always has an impact on the environment and more particularly on water. Thus, selecting ecological detergents and the appropriate use (dosage, …) are not only important for the environment but also for the human health.

Product groups

Laundry detergents, softeners

Detergents such as all-purpose cleaners, window cleaners, floor cleaners, dishwashing detergents, carpet cleaners, descalers etc.

Hint

Beside the use of environmentally friendly products, the correct handling of the products and the right cleaning techniques are necessary to guarantee ecological cleaning.

The SDK offers training on this topic.

Washing machines and dishwashers with the lowest power and energy consumption are listed on the website www.oekotopten.lu.

Criteria

The criteria include: the content of surfactants and their degradability in the aquatic environment, the concentration of other ingredients (for example, solvents, bleaches, fragrances, enzymes, …).

Further criteria concern the use of recycled materials or materials of biological origin for the packaging.

In addition to the use of environmentally friendly products, the correct  handling of the products and the right cleaning techniques  are also essential for sustainable and ecological cleaning.

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