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Environment- Friendly Laundry Detergent

Environment- Friendly Laundry Detergent

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...

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Soapnuts, An Academic Research

Soapnuts, An Academic Research

When we hear about a natural solution about a conventional problem we can hesitate. The first question some people sometimes ask me is: does it really work? It is natural… do plants clean? We are so used to conventional detergents that thinking that a plant can clean may seem even weird… well, on the top of all the reviews from happy users, I decided to dig into academic articles and do a short literature review. Almost all the articles we reviewed acknowledge the cleaning properties of soapnuts and explain how they work, supported by the research.  Pušić et al. (2011) for...

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