Laundry detergents got popularize after the post-world war when industry evolution happens and washing machines got popularized. Since there has been a lot of changes occurred in the chemical formulae of detergents.
With the time number of key players and FMCG, conglomerates try to dominate in this sector. The high competition and capitalist mindset of the large players force them to come up with new innovative attractive products.
This innovation and attraction could be in terms of organizations’ price strategy, product strategy, advertisement campaigns, and many more. These strategies may lead the companies to get their market share to become richer but it has its side effects such as harming aquatic life, polluting water, etc.
The best solution to overcome these issues could be the use of eco-friendly non-toxic bio-degradable green laundry detergent. but, before exploring the best Eco-friendly detergent let's know some of the key changes and causes over the past few years in the laundry detergent industry.
These are some of the key changes and their effects that have been occurred in the laundry detergent industry:
Manufacturers use the offering low price over the competition to sell their product.
Earlier this strategy was very useful as it has increased the use of the product in the household but now the market has been quite saturated and organizations use the complementary product or some extra % quantity with the product.
This has to lead to the use of synthetic products more in the household even if it’s not necessary.
Availability of the product in small quantities or packets-
To target, the customers who require the detergents in small quantities organizations create products in small packets.
This leads to an increase in the use of plastics more.
Uses of dye and colors:
Organizations use synthetic dyes to produce the detergent either resemblance to the brand colors or the pleasing colors for the eyes.
Studies found that using synthetic dyes could cause skin irritation and is not suitable for sensitive skin.
Uses of Artificial Fragrance-
A pleasing smell could boost the mood and it is linked with cleanliness.
Manufacturers use the chemical compound that leaves an artificial smell on the cloths after the wash.
This gives customers false hints that the cloth is cleaned.
This artificial fragrance is also found the general culprit of skin rashes and readiness.
Also, there are certain chemical compounds are present in the laundry detergent such as chlorine bleach, Phosphates, Formaldehyde, Dichlorobenzene, Ammonium sulfate, and Dioxane are harmful to the environment and aquatic life.
Is there any alternative for this?
Yes! There are non-toxic substitutes are available as soapnuts-based bio-degradable green laundry detergent. Let’s know about the Eco-friendly soap nuts the best natural alternative our mother nature has given us for cleaning purposes.
Soap nuts or Reetha are the fruit of a singular tree species and they are generally found in the deep forest. The shells of the soap nuts have an essence called saponin that produces a soaping effect. Soapnuts are 100% organic and could be used as an alternative to synthetic laundry detergents and cleansers. It can be a substitute for many synthetic detergents that are skin irritants and wellbeing hazards.
Soap nuts have been used since ancient times as a detergent and a cleanser. It's most often utilized in India, China, and parts of Europe.
Recently, Soapnut-based detergents gained popularity in the market, and by understanding the toxic effects of synthetic laundry cleaning products people have started using Non-toxic bio-degradable green laundry detergent.
Let’s see the key benefits of the Soapnut-based non-toxic detergent.
Gentle on clothes: The life of clothes is prolonged as the fabric is least damaged.
Anti-microbial: Removes microorganisms from the laundry.
Eco-friendly: After wash water is fully biodegradable and non-toxic, and can be used to water plants
Saves water: Does not leave much detergent residue so less water is required to rinse clothes
Suitable for every type of skin
Bubble Nut Wash:
We produce a 100% harmful chemical-free eco-friendly soapnut-based green laundry detergent. These Soapnuts were collected from the forest communities and Later we convert these soap nuts into liquid detergents having the key ingredient as Saponin' extracted from soapnuts, Water, Essential oil, Gum, coconut-derived cleanser, and preservatives.
Our detergent is 100% non-toxic and harmful chemical-free, it's suitable for the family’s skin and sensitive skin. Also, we have been contributing to the well-being of forest societies and have been featured in the Forbes magazine, Hindustan Times, Indian Times for our contribution to the environment and the forest communities. Know More about us here. List of our products
There are many synthetic chemical compounds present in laundry detergents that are harmful to the environment and for our skin also.
Soapnuts' other shells have the saponin essence which can be used for cleaning purposes.
Soapnut-based products are non-toxic, bio-degradable, and Eco-friendly so they could be the best alternative to synthetic laundry detergents.