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Company News - 2017 Goals

2017 Company News Goals

We did well in 2016, but as our name says, we can always get better. Here are our goals for 2017. As always, we look at our goals like we do everything else, from our triple-bottom-line approach of People, Planet, and Profit. We've already started tracking these goals for 2017, and plan to give an update on this blog post a time or two during the rest of 2017. ~Mike

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Year in Review - Recap of 2016 Goals

2016 Company News Goals

Year in Review - Recap of 2016 Goals

2016 was a great year for us. Not only did we move into our own dedicated production space, but we had a lot of fun doing it. Here's a recap of our goals from 2016. Some of them went awesome (we have a production space!), while others went well - but not as well as we had hoped. People Goals  We've always enjoyed talking to you in person at stores and events, as well as online. We were really excited in February of 2016, when we added a dedicated production space to the list of places you can talk with...

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It IS Easy to be Green

Better Household Cleaning Fragrance-Free Green Cleaning Ingredients Tips

It IS Easy to be Green

  Cleaning is not typically a favorite home activity. Maybe that’s why it feels like an extra burden to figure out what “green cleaning” is – haven’t we already done enough? However, the cleaning products used in your home impact the indoor air quality, your health, and the environment. Making a few simple changes to the products you use means your normal routine - whether you are a strict cleaning-calendar adherent or you run through the house with a rag when company is on the way – just got greener. We’ve listed 5 starter steps that’ll have you well on...

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Meliora Means Best (for the World)!

Meliora Means Best (for the World)!

MEDIA ADVISORY: For Immediate Release Mike Mayer, Meliora Cleaning Products – (312) 721-7961 or mike@meliorameansbetter.com Megan Brock, B the Change Media - (785) 832-1222 ext. 208 or megan@bthechange.com Meliora Cleaning Products Honored as Best for Community, Creating Most Overall Positive Community Impact Evaluated by Comprehensive B Impact Assessment September 8, 2016: Chicago, IL Today, Meliora Cleaning Products was named a Best For Community honoree by B the Change Media. The award indicates the Chicago-based manufacturer of people-friendly and planet-friendly home cleaning products has earned top scores in the area of Community Impact. Scores are based on an independent, comprehensive assessment...

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Getting Bigger, Reducing Waste

Getting Bigger, Reducing Waste

This week we have a lovely and very direct example to demonstrate that old phrase "economies of scale".  As you can see, after 3 years of staring guiltily at empty 3.5-pound boxes of washing soda that are exactly the same as the ones you can find on many retail shelves, we finally have upgraded to more industrial quantities and packaging. The 50-pound bags are a relief to waste-haters (and a throwback packaging format for Mike, who spent some time on the farm growing up).  It's one of the small people-planet-profit victories we like to celebrate; just ask how excited we...

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