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Company News: 2016 Goals

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Company News: 2016 Goals

Just like we try to make better cleaning products, we're also trying to make our company better. 2015 was awesome, but it's time to look forward. We're getting ready for a great 2016, and setting goals in our focus areas of People, Planet, and Profit is a big part of planning for success this year. Below are the goals we're setting for the year. Sharing our goals and accomplishments is part of our dedication to transparency. Please let us know what you think! Focus Area: People 1. Talk with 10,000 people about Green Cleaning in 2016. We meet and talk with...

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Rules and Regulations: Microbeads banned in the US

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Rules and Regulations: Microbeads banned in the US

Consumers that were unaware of the plastic microbeads in many standard household cosmetic products will no longer be accidentally polluting waterways, thanks to a bill signed by President Obama on December 28, 2015. The "Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015," (H.R. 1321) bans the manufacture and sale of rinse-off cosmetics that contain intentionally-add plastic microbeads.    Currently, microbeads are present as an abrasive and exfoliating agent in personal care products like toothpaste, body scrubs and facial scrubs. While companies work to phase them out of products during the next few years, consumer awareness has increased and many people are trying to avoid buying...

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Year End Review: 2015 Goals Recap

Year End Review: 2015 Goals Recap

2015 is over and it’s time to report on how we did in relation to our goals for the year! Some were a great success, some we will be able to meet by trying again in 2015, and some ended up not being a good match for where our company went over the course of the year. We’ll be posting new 2016 goals shortly. See the details below!   Overall: Goals Met: 3 Goals Not Met: 2 $100K in revenue Did we meet this goal? NO More information: A mid-year medical issue (thankfully fully resolved) knocked the team off course...

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2016 is around the corner!

It's December and we are getting ready to head into the end of year holidays. It's a great time for reflection on the goals we set for ourselves in 2015. We'll be reporting out on them soon, and announcing our 2016 goals!  Meliora K is a mission focused company that considers a triple bottom line (people, planet, and profit) in the course of business. As in 2015, we'll be focusing on those areas when we create and work towards accomplishing our goals next year. Of course, we always appreciate feedback or suggestions from our customers. Is there anything you'd like...

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August is Washing Soda Month!

We care a lot about the ingredients we use, and so this month we are sharing some of that ingredient love by sharing lots and lots of information about one of our favorite ingredients, washing soda! Sodium Carbonate (that's washing soda's more formal name) is a cousin to the famous sodium bicarbonate (which is also known as baking soda).   There is a lot to love about washing soda: where it comes from, how it works to get things clean, and the low impact it has on human health and the environment. Stay tuned to our email newsletter and social...

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