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10 JUN 2024 HOME & LIVING 0 MINS READ 114 VIEWS 4 SHARES

Eco-Friendly Cleaning: Embracing Natural, Biodegradable Products

In an era where environmental consciousness is paramount, more people are seeking sustainable alternatives in every aspect of their lives. One such area gaining significant traction is the cleaning industry, where the shift towards natural and biodegradable cleaning products is making waves.

But what are the benefits of embracing these eco-friendly alternatives? Here’s why biodegradable cleaning products are so much more than just a trend:

Environmental sustainability

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Traditional cleaning products often contain harsh chemicals that can harm the environment, persisting in ecosystems long after they’ve been rinsed away. Conversely, natural and biodegradable cleaning products are derived from renewable resources, minimising their environmental impact. They break down quickly into harmless substances, reducing pollution and protecting aquatic life.

Improved health and safety

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Conventional cleaning products often contain chemicals that can pose health risks to humans and pets. Harsh cleaners may cause respiratory issues, skin irritations and allergic reactions. On the other hand, natural and biodegradable alternatives are typically free from toxic chemicals, making them safer for use around family members, including children and pets.

Optimum indoor air quality

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Many traditional cleaning products release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the air, contributing to indoor air pollution. These chemicals can linger for hours, leading to respiratory discomfort and exacerbating conditions like asthma. By opting for natural and biodegradable cleaning products, you can maintain healthier indoor air quality, reducing the risk of respiratory problems and creating a more pleasant living environment.

Gentle yet effective cleaning

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Contrary to popular belief, natural and biodegradable cleaning products are just as effective as their chemical-laden counterparts. Ingredients such as vinegar, baking soda and plant-based surfactants offer powerful cleaning properties without compromising on efficacy. From tackling grease and grime to banishing stubborn stains, these eco-friendly alternatives prove that you don’t need harsh chemicals for a sparkling clean home or workspace.

Supporting sustainable practices

By choosing natural and biodegradable cleaning products, consumers play a vital role in promoting sustainability throughout the supply chain. These products often come in eco-friendly packaging, further reducing their environmental footprint. Moreover, supporting the brands committed to ethical sourcing and production practices encourages industry-wide adoption of sustainable measures, paving the way for a greener future.

Contribution to circular economy

Biodegradable cleaning products contribute to the circular economy by closing the loop on waste. Once they’ve served their purpose, these products break down into natural components, which can be safely reintegrated into the environment or recycled for future use. This circular approach minimises waste generation and conserves resources, aligning with the principles of a sustainable, regenerative economy.

So how can you ensure your home cleaning products are biodegradable and safe as well as effective? Look for products made with the eco-friendly BIOQUEST Formula!

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Independently developed and certified by Amway, the BIOQUEST Formula is Amway’s own proprietary formula and is a mark certified by Amway.

BIOQUEST Formula products1 not only provide strong cleansing power but are also made with highly concentrated and biodegradable formulas tested by dermatologists, with skin irritation tests indicating suitability for the whole family.

Tested for biodegradability2 and simple to use, Amway Home cleaning products made with the BIOQUEST Formula easily dissolve well in water and leave no residue behind.

Because the products are highly concentrated, it is sufficient to use a small amount, and the use of packaging materials is also reduced compared to general products.

Go on a quest for next-level cleaning products from our Home Care range at Amway.my today!

Notes:

1 BIOQUEST Formula products: 109848K, 109849K, 110480K, 109852K, 110479K, 112532K, E0001K, 109861K, 110486K, 110488K, 122821K, 124485K, 120 536K.

2 Readily biodegradability confirmed when tested according to OECD 301B test conditions. Actual use environment and test conditions may differ.