Sustainable design from Vileda

26th of October 2011
Sustainable design from Vileda

Vileda Professional says one of the most crucial aspects of its sustainability policy is in the product design phase. Here, it pays extra attention to all stages in a product’s life cycle, spanning from raw materials, R&D, manufacturing, distribution and product usage to waste management.

Products being developed in this way, Vileda

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Kärcher - sustainable in use

26th of October 2011
Kärcher - sustainable in use

The key aspect of Kärcher products for professional users, the company says, is that they reduce energy consumption in use while at the same time increasing cleaning performance and user-friendliness.

Reduction of noise emission also plays an important part, as does the optimisation of products with regard to durability, recycling and repair

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CWS-boco embraces sustainability

26th of October 2011
CWS-boco embraces sustainability

According to washroom specialist CWS-boco, sustainability extends to all its areas. Its foam soap dispensers and sensor taps save water, its soap concentrates are biodegradable and air fresheners ecological.

The core product is the cotton towel roll, which allows washroom users to dry their hands 150 times without using any paper. The laundry

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Biodegradable J-Cloth 3000

26th of October 2011
Biodegradable J-Cloth 3000

Wiping specialist Chicopee says its J-Cloth 3000 is an important step forward in its drive to develop sustainable products. Not only is it biodegradable, it is also compostable and tested according to the DIN EN 13432 2000-12 standard and granted with the seedling logo by Din-Certco. After use it can be disposed of in the industrial composting

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SCA joins sustainability index

26th of October 2011
SCA joins sustainability index

SCA has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index, one the most prestigious sustainability listings in the world. Companies included in the Indices are assessed according to economic, environmental and social parameters.

The company says its sustainability work comprises an essential building block in the company’s global

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Hako corporate philosophy

26th of October 2011
Hako corporate philosophy

Hako says it views environmental protection as a central part of its corporate philosophy, with its slogan Superior Technology for a Cleaner, Better Environment.

Its commitment was recognised in 1994 when it was awarded the Environment Prize from the Stormarn Cultural Foundation for its waste prevention and disposal concept. Since then it has

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