We’re not exactly sure who wants to read a blog about laundry (or dishwashing), but having one helps more people find us on the internet – so every so often we’ll post an update, maybe some detergent trivia, perhaps a joke about non-bio, sometimes even an ode to the dirty dishes. Welcome to a smol blog. posted.


how cleaning can reduce stress

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Hands up who finds household cleaning a chore; a necessary evil to ensure your home remains clean, clutter-free and a place you enjoy spending time! Would it shock you to hear how studies show that cleaning can be incredibly helpful for battling stress, anxiety and improving our general mental health?   You’ve probably heard the phrase “tidy home, tidy mind” so perhaps we should not be surprised that the evidence now supports this. Surrounding ourselves in mess and disorganisation can be stressful for us, and it’s subconsciously linked to feeling confused, lost and tense. It can also reduce our productivity....

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is it possible to go plastic free?

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No matter how hard you try to get away from it, plastic seems to be everywhere, and plastic waste is having a detrimental impact on our environment. It takes years to decompose, ending up in landfill sites, wildlife areas or the ocean. So, what can we do? Is it practically possible to go plastic free? Going totally plastic free will be, to most, a huge and overwhelming change. And in some cases, depending on where you live, it’ll be almost impossible. But, as we say, smol things make a big difference, and any small change you make will be for the better. So we’ve put together this blogpost with some suggestions on how to go plastic free, or at least...

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our story

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Why laundry? …… Have you ever had that sinking feeling as you turn into the laundry aisle of the supermarket? Nothing of interest, nothing of pleasure, just reminders of the chores waiting for you when you get home. Why is laundry detergent shopping like visiting the aisle that time forgot: shelf after shelf of the same big box detergent, old products and brands that haven’t changed in decades.  Like many of us, we had been trying to do our bit by purchasing environmentally friendly products where we could.  But when it came to laundry brands, there was so little to...

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With so many laundry detergent options available it can get confusing trying to figure out which is the best one to use. What’s the best detergent for stain removal? What’s the best detergent for sensitive skin? What’s the best way to clean baby clothes? There’s also powder, liquid, and capsules… the options never end. But we’re here to answer the big question…what on earth is the difference between bio and non bio detergents? And which is best for me? The main difference between biological and non biological detergents is the presence or absence of enzymes.  Bio laundry detergent contains enzymes...

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In light of recent events, hygiene has become the trending topic across the world.  The outburst of coronavirus also dubbed, COVID-19, has made cleaning agents such as hand sanitiser, toilet roll and antibacterial wipes rare commodities in supermarkets across the country. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 is one of the most highly infectious diseases of this century. Due to the severe level of its contagiousness, a nationwide lockdown is now in full effect and multiple platforms such as WHO and the NHS continuously advise that the public should take multiple precautions to ensure the continuation and enforcement...

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