Domestos first with new bottles made with recycled plastic

Unilever have reported on their website that they have created their first Domestos bottles made with recycled plastic, the article is below: Households have been using Domestos bleach to clean their home and keep their families safe from germs since 1929. Today, Domestos is still a household favourite and the UK’s number one toilet and bleach brand1, but we’re looking at how we can continue to deliver the most effective cleaning products in a more sustainable way. Same Look. New Bottle. Our Domestos liquid bleach bottles have been fully recyclable…

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Unilever purchases the world’s first linear alkylbenzene (LAB) surfactant made from renewable carbon

Unilever purchases the world’s first linear alkylbenzene (LAB) surfactant made from renewable carbon Until now the chemistry that provides the cleaning power of many laundry and detergent products has relied on ingredients derived from fossil fuels, also known as black carbon. But a new range of renewable and biodegradable products from Spanish chemicals company Cepsa Química is helping to transition these carbon-intensive ingredients to circular chemistry. This surfactant is known as NextLab linear alkylbenzene (LAB) and is made using green carbon derived from biomass. It’s renewable and biodegradable, and it…

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Unilever launches its most powerful and sustainable laundry capsules yet

Unilever has announced the global launch of its most sustainable laundry capsule yet, the fastest growing detergent format in many parts of the world. Laundry capsule is specially designed for top performance in cold (20°c and below), short cycles. Consumers can save up to 60% energy per use. Capsule’s GHG emissions are reduced by 16%1. Plastic-free2 cardboard packaging is set to prevent over 6,000 tonnes of plastic per year entering the waste stream. Unilever’s biggest laundry brand, Dirt Is Good (also known as Persil, Skip and OMO), has introduced the…

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Unilever, boots and the hygiene bank unite to help tackle hygiene poverty

More than 1 in 5 people in the UK are living in poverty1. That’s 22% of the population, a total of 14.5 million people2. For people and families living in poverty, basic hygiene items such as soap, toothpaste, and period products can become unattainable. With a shared mission of tackling hygiene poverty, Unilever and Boots are once again joining forces with The Hygiene Bank for the second year of their Help Tackle Hygiene Poverty campaign, a collaboration which last year supported more than ½ million3 people with hygiene essentials. You…

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Unilever, Boots and The Hygiene Bank join forces to help tackle hygiene poverty

More than one in five people in the UK are living in poverty1. That’s 22% of the population, a total of 14.5 million people2. For people and families living in poverty, basic hygiene items such as soap, toothpaste, and period products can become unattainable.   With a shared mission of tackling hygiene poverty, Unilever and Boots are joining forces with The Hygiene Bank for the second year of their Help Tackle Hygiene Poverty campaign, a collaboration which last year supported more than half a million people access hygiene essentials. You Buy.…

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