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Meliora Cleaning Products is Adopting the Health First Roadmap

Meliora Cleaning Products is Adopting the Health First Roadmap

Meliora Cleaning Products is adopting the Health First Roadmap. Developed by Women's Voices for the Earth, this step-by-step guide will help us assess and improve our ingredient screening and reporting process. Follow us on this journey as we report out how we're doing and what we've learned.

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Baking Soda: Where does ours come from?

Baking Soda: Where does ours come from?

Baking Soda (sodium bicarbonate, NAHCO3) is one of the key ingredients of our Laundry Powder. The most common source of the baking soda in the US is the Green River Basin in Wyoming, where trona ore is mined and refined into baking soda (aluminum-free, as it's always been). Since we started nearly 5 years ago, this is where our baking soda came from. We have started a shift to a different, still US-based, source. In Colorado, baking soda comes from nahcolite, NaHCO3, which is extracted from the ground via mining or water extraction. Nothing about our baking soda's chemical make-up, or its performance...

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UPDATED: Temporary Plastic Use Alert - PLASTIC REMOVED!

UPDATED: Temporary Plastic Use Alert - PLASTIC REMOVED!

May 17, 2018 UPDATE: We are excited to announce that we found the root cause of the breaking sealing stickers on our Fulfilled by Amazon products. That means we get to switch back to paper sealing stickers. Hooray! No more unnecessary plastic. Thank you for your patience. We're happy to go back to our 100% single-use plastic-free product line.   Hello Meliorites!  We wanted to let everyone know that temporarily, we will be adding a small amount of plastic to our product packaging. Current, paper-based seals (L) and temporary, plastic-backed seals (R). Plastic-backed seals will only be on orders fulfilled...

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Company News - 2017 Goals: 6 Month Check-Up

2017 Company News Goals Meliora K

  It's hard to believe it's been over 6 months since 2017 started. We've been busy at all sorts of things this year. Some were amazing and fun, some where challenging, and some were downright exhausting. But here we are, halfway through the year. It's a perfect time to check in on how we're doing for our goals. Let's take a look: Overall, we're doing pretty good. We knocked off our "Tours" goal already, but you're still more than welcome to stop in and check out what we do anytime. Send us a note and schedule a tour today! Sales...

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5 Laundry Tips for Your Athletic Gear

5 Laundry Tips for Your Athletic Gear

  Performance fabrics do a great job of keeping us cool while working out or doing yard work, but sometimes they result in your home smelling like a locker-room. While some people might like that smell, here’s a few ways to prevent it for those with a nose for a cleaner smelling home. Air it Out! Leaving a pile of sweaty clothes balled up after a workout is easy.  However, it’s also a breeding ground for bacteria, which is what causes that “locker-room” smell (especially those synthetic fabrics!). Even if you’re not going to wash them right away, hang your...

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