5 local companies to help you with your spring cleaning
Do you plan to start your spring cleaning soon? Kill two birds with one stone by choosing household products from environmentally friendly, local companies!
Designed to help families live healthier lives, products from ATTITUDE’s Household range (which includes cleaning products, dishwashing liquid, laundry detergents and fabric softeners, air purifiers, etc.) are natural, vegan, ecological, biodegradable and recyclable. They are free of harmful contaminants (such as carcinogens, mutagens and endocrine disruptors) and are developed in a sustainable and environmentally friendly process (they are EcoLogo certified, a Canadian environmental certification organisation). As a bonus, some are offered in bulk-to-go refill size!
This company offers natural and fragrance-free household products such as laundry detergent, drying balls, all-purpose cleaner, dish soap and hand soap, and whose packaging is designed to be reused and recycled. (P.S. Some of these products can be found on Gwyneth Paltrow’s very famous Goop online store!)
Biovert’s cleaning products and other housekeeping items, such as dishwashing and laundry products, hand soaps and garbage bags, are fully biodegradable. The company’s philosophy is based on principles of sustainable development in order to offer families cleaning products that are respectful of nature, socially responsible and whose composition contains no harmful ingredients.
Made from 100% natural fibers (wood and cotton cellulose) and offered in a multitude of colorful designs, KLIIN’s reusable and biodegradable paper towels hold up to 15 times their weight in water, are washable up to 300 times both in the dishwasher or washing machine and are compostable in 28 days (they break down into fertilizer to be used as you see fit). As a bonus, they clean everything indoors and outdoors: kitchen, bathroom, garage, patio, car, etc. and make your windows shine effortlessly!
Cascades offers innovative and sustainable solutions for bathroom tissue and paper towels, thereby contributing to the well-being of people and the environment. Made from 100% recycled fibers, the Cascades Tuff and Extreme Tuff paper towels have an absorption capacity that can overcome the worst damage and they also keep their shape when wet. As for Cascades Fluff, Fluff Ultra and Fluff Enviro toilet paper, they too are made entirely from recycled fibers, in addition to being hypoallergenic, biodegradable and of incomparable softness.