Frosch blog — ecological cleaning

Top 7 laundry tips to help us all

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Top 7 laundry tips to help us all

Micro-plastics from our laundry are polluting our seas.  Our friends at Plastic Free Chudleigh shared with us their top tips on doing the laundry the right way.   1.  Save time, money and electricity - do less washing!  Most clothes can be worn several times without smelling or looking dirty.  Air your clothes between wearings; natural fibres like wool and cotton don't hold odours or sweaty smells, unlike polyester and acrylics.  2.  Use eco-detergents and eco-fabric conditioners.  They are less harmful to YOU and to our planet – they contain no phosphates to damage water creatures.  If possible, use powders...

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World stars at the WorldStar Awards

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World stars at the WorldStar Awards

At the Australian Institute of Packaging) National Conference in Queensland the Frosch Recyclate Initiative received the WorldStar Packaging Award in the "Household" category for its development of bottles made of 100 percent HDPE recyclates. In 2016 Frosch parent company, Werner & Mertz, together with bottle producer Alpla-Werke Alwin Lehner and the Green Dot, developed the world's first bottle of 100 percent HDPE recyclates from collected waste plastic.  Since then most bottles for those product lines have been converted to rHDPE, that is food grade HDPE bottles. At Frosch we passionately believe that plastic should be re-used.  It is a valuable raw...

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Why your home is cleaner and healthier with vinegar

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Why your home is cleaner and healthier with vinegar

Today vinegar still has enormous benefits for our health and the maintenance of our environment.  

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