Blog — after wash water
HarvestWild Organic Solutions Pvt Ltd
Ever wondered what happens to all the after-wash water or ‘grey water’ that we simply drain from our washing machines? Well the simple answer is that they flow into the sewage system and eventually land up in our rivers, lakes and seas. However, the chemical-rich water that flow into our water systems has far-reaching effects on the aquatic lives. Most detergents contain a high percentage of phosphates that serve as nutrients for algae. This results in overpopulation of algae know as ‘algal bloom’ in large stretches that simply suffocate the other aquatic animals by cutting off Oxygen supply. Then of course...