Frosch blog — sustainability

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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Footprints to your doorstep

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Footprints to your doorstep

It is not enough to gather our resources and produce our products in as ecologically sustainable way as we can.  We also look for the best ways to ship to our customers.   We've recently made changes to how we ship and we would like to outline to our customers the efforts we make in delivering ecological cleaning to your door. We choose couriers with regular business in your area and a commitment to reducing carbon emissions and off-setting their carbon footprint. There are numerous studies on the effect of internet shopping home deliveries on the environment and traffic.  The...

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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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Frosch for Recylcates

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Frosch for Recylcates

Recycling is a very good thing, but we don't recycle as much as we could.  The Recyclate Initiative wants to change that.At Frosch we have been producing cleaning products with an environmental conscience since 1986.  We take our environmental responsibility seriously and continue to improve the cleaning ability and environmental credentials of our products. Today, all our packaging is 100% recycled.  We have created a network to recover waste plastic before it becomes landfill and developed technology to use that waste plastic to make entirely recycled bottles for our products. CLICK HERE to see our range of cleaning, dishwashing and laundry products - all...

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Sustainability gold for Frosch packaging

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Sustainability gold for Frosch packaging

We are very pleased to announce that the German Packaging Gold Award was given to Frosch parent company, Werner & Mertz, in the category "Sustainability" during the FachPack trade fair in Nuremburg. The family-owned company based in Mainz impressed the jury of experts across the board with the world's first plastic bottles made of 100% HDPE recyclates from household recycling, earning a gold classification. "The three solutions deserve attention for the special ways they start trends, answer pressing questions or, as pioneers, head off in completely new directions," said Bettina Horenburg, dvi (German Packaging Institute) board member and head of the German...

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