Stop single use plastic

Why must we stop single use plastic?

Although we haven’t advanced enough to remove plastic entirely, we are able to dramatically reduce our plastic creation. The creation of virgin plastic is resource intensive and a major contributor to global warming, which eventually finds its way into the environment where it poisons our fish, wildlife and oceans. At Bio Hygiene we work hard to reduce our plastic footprint.
  • Single-use plastic takes anywhere from 20 to 1,000 years to break down
  • Single use plastic is poisoning the oceans and devastating wildlife
  • Intense water usage: According to the water footprint network, it takes nearly 50L to make one 5L virgin plastic bottle
  • Climate Change: For every kg of virgin plastic made 6kgs of CO2e is released to the atmosphere

100% Post Consumer Recycled Plastic (PCR)

PCR offers a significant reduction in the creation of virgin plastic and the associated CO2e and other environmental costs. Plastic is recycled, collected locally and recycled into plastic that can be made into bottles – there are varying levels of recycled material from 30%-100%.

  • Reduced CO2e vs virgin plastic by >85%
  • 0% virgin plastic is used in PCR all the plastic used would have ended up in the environment
  • We can work with you to develop closed loop systems for recycling

Super concentrate technology

RTU and low dilution products result in more plastic being used – whether virgin plastic or PCR. Our biotechnology allows us to concentrate our products to a high level – as high as 1:200 and we provide a PCR printed bottle for ongoing use to dramatically reduce the plastic used.
  • A range of pouch dosing platforms are available to reduce plastic used
  • Sachet options are available for RTU
  • 1 x 5L bottle can make up to 1250 x 750ml bottles

What else can we do?

Bottles are only one part of the mix. Labels, caps, triggers, cardboard and plastic pallet wrap all need to be recycled and have an impact on plastic, CO2e and the environment.
  • Our labels and caps can all be recycled
  • Our cardboard is made from 100% recycled material, is fully recyclable, carbon neutral and FSC certified (Forests for All Forever)sts and we have the forests for all forever certification
  • Even our plastic shrink wrap is biobased, carbon neutral and 100% recyclable

The UK’s Leading Biotech Cleaning Brand

  • New generation of cleaning technology made from naturally derived ingredients
  • Reduced plastic pollution and CO2e from PCR bottles
  • Responsibly sourced packaging made from 100% recycled, FSC-certified cardboard
  • Carbon PAS2060 accredited with tree planting and VCS schemes in the UK and Amazon
  • Circular lifecycle model turning fully recycled materials into resources
  • 93% UK suppliers
  • ISO 9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 accredited
  • Zero waste to landfill
  • No water pollution with wastewater treatment schemes
  • Minimal toxicity human and aquatic life
  • No testing on animals
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