Why environmentally sustainable cleaning products are more important than ever
05 March 2019
Sustainable cleaning products are now more important than ever. Global campaigns and hard-hitting messages across the media provide us with daily reminders that toxic and disposable cleaning products are having a detrimental effect on our environment.
This places added pressures on organisations and individuals to find greener, eco-friendlier solutions that are financially viable and less harmful for our environment. So, what is the true impact of chemical-based cleaning products on the environment and what is the solution?
The true impact of cleaning products on our environment
When you take into account all the ways in which cleaning products affect our environment, from toxic chemicals entering our water supplies to single-use packaging finding its way into our oceans; the carbon footprint is huge. To put this into perspective, in 2016 the chemical industry was worth 5.2 trillion U.S. dollars, indicating just how many chemicals we use and will end up in our water supplies. On top of this, each year 400 million tons of plastic is produced, 40% of which is single-use plastic which is used just once before being thrown away. When you consider the vast quantities of cleaning products we use every day, it is safe to say it is having a damaging effect on our environment.
What is the solution?
The answer is to replace chemical-based cleaning products packaged in single-use plastic with a reusable, eco-friendly and non-toxic solution. Whilst they sound too good to be true, these solutions do exist and they can actually end up saving you money as well as improving your carbon footprint.
Introducing SAO technology…
Stabilised Aqueous Ozone (SAO) is a completely natural cleaning solution which uses just oxygen, electrical currents and normal tap water to kill up to 99.999% of harmful bacteria, making it an entirely environmentally friendly product. The technology works by taking Oxygen from the air and infiltrating it with an electrical volt, turning the O2 into O3. The O3 is then infused with normal tap water changing the minerals in the water to create Stabilised Aqueous Ozone. Once stabilised, the aqueous ozone will cling to germs, harmful bacteria, dirt and grime, killing 99.999% of all harmful contaminants. It can stay stabilised for up to 24 hours, giving you plenty of time to clean with just one batch. After the 24 hours is up, it will simply return to its natural form. The Lotus Pro is an aqueous ozone cleaning system which uses SAO technology and only needs to be purchased once. So, not only is this solution entirely reusable, chemical-free and natural, but over time it can actually save you money on your cleaning costs too.
Written by UK suppliers of Tersano’s SAO cleaning products, Purozo.