With the additional threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, cleaning with products that areeffective and powerful has never been more important. Especially when caring for and cleaning around elderly residents, being mindful of the products you are using and what ingredients they contain is a top priority, not only for the health of our planet, but also our own wellbeing.
For cleaning that is kinder for ourselves and the planet, try Ecozone
Ecozone are a family-owned British brand that have specialised in creating green cleaning products for over 20 years. The aim since the beginning has been to create powerful products without the nasty hidden ingredients and making them accessible for everyone.
With a range now spanning over 100 products, Ecozone have formulated sustainable alternatives and solutions for most common household cleaners.
The dangers of toxic cleaning
Many common cleaning detergents contain a large quantity of nasty chemicals that negatively affect our health.
VOCs – volatile organic compounds – are present in the vapours that most common cleaning products produce. According to a study, cleaning products had a significant impact on the lungs of those working in long-term cleaning roles, and was comparable to the effects of someone smoking 20 cigarettes a day for 10 to 20 years.
Physical reactions to chemical-heavy cleaning products can range from eye, nose or throat irritation, respiratory symptoms including shortness of breath or coughing, nausea, headaches, and skins issues and allergic reactions.
Kindly formulated and powerful cleaning
Typically, green cleaning products are more considerate for use around people with weakenedimmune systems. This is because the formulas/or ingredients are usually built for specific needs such as being Allergy UK Approved or suitable for sensitive skin. They are far often more understanding to people in general as well as the local environment & planet.
Our Anti-bacterial Multi-Surface Wipes are biodegradable, and their fast-dry action formula makes them perfect for quick clean-ups and spot-cleaning. They are proven to kill 99.9% of harmful bacteria including E.coli, Listeria, Salmonella and MRSA, and leave behind a refreshing Aloe Vera & Cucumber scent.
Suitable for bathrooms, kitchens, and most hard surfaces around the home Ecozone has a range of cleaning sprays such as a Tough Degreasing Kitchen Cleaner Spray & All-Round Bathroom Cleaner Spray. Their Multi Surface Cleaner is also anti-bacterial, and proven to kill 99.9% of bacteria commonly found on surfaces.
The sprays are perfect for use with our Microfibre Cloths, specially designed for the kitchen, bathroom and all-round cleaning. The cloths are reusable and can be washed up to 300 times. Better still, the cloths only need a small amount of water to be effective and can be used without spray products altogether for quick, effective cleans.
Gentle laundry for sensitive skin
Laundry products with harsh chemicals are not only bad for the water systems and environment, but can also be irritating and harmful to sensitive skin. Therefore, it’s incredibly important to wash with products that are gentle and non-irritating for softer clothes with no unhealthy added chemicals.
Ecozone’s Towel Softener, in a fresh Wild Cotton scent, uses biodegradable ingredients to soften fibres and restore your towels to their original softness, while also being gentle on skin, unlike general fabric softeners, our Towel Softener is specially formulated to improve your towel’s absorbency.
Free from perfume and colourants, our Delicate Laundry Liquid in non-bio and non-toxic, making it perfect for those with the most sensitive skins. This detergent is suitable for both hand washing and machine use, and the perfect choice for a gentle but effective wash.
Fragrance-free dishwashing approved by Allergy UK
For gentle yet powerful cleaning, our Sensitive Washing Up Liquid is fragrance and colour free for a formula that is gentle on the skin & hands, but still just as powerful and tough on grease. This long lasting and concentrated formula is also approved by Allergy UK.
Powerful solutions for long-term protection
Damp and mould exposure can be detrimental to a person’s health. It has been proven to increase the likelihood of respiratory infections, allergies, and asthma, and can also have an impact on the immune system. On top of this, elderly people are known to be more sensitive to the health effects of damp and mould than others, so keeping their home clean from damp and mould is a priority.
Ecozone’s Mould Remover is anti-bacterial and bleach free, with a specially formulated solution to prevent mould spores and growth on a multitude of surfaces where it may be a problem. Regular use of this spray ensures areas are protected and sanitised.
For additional prevention and protection, our Damp, Mould & Moisture Trap protects from problems like damp, mildew, mould and dusty smells. Not like conventional dehumidifiers, the portable design means it can be used in any room you choose, effectively maintaining optimum humidity between 45% to 55%. Each pouch lasts up to 3 months, with refill pouches available.