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Eco Washing Up Liquid, Safe When Pregnant?!

So yes, you are pregnant, congrats! A magical, confusing and tiring time in your life has kicked. Filled with - sometimes unasked for - advice of how to do things, what to buy and not. But clear is that using toxic cleaning products is dangerous, as well as changing the cat litter. Madeline Schmitz of the Bump: “Some dish soaps contain an antibacterial agent called triclosan, which has been found to disrupt the metabolization of oestrogen, which is necessary to help the development of a foetus”  + “From disposable water bottles to carry-out boxes, coming in contact with plastic containers can be bad for a baby's health. Many of these containers contain bisphenol A (BPA), which has been linked to...

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Eco Washing Up Liquid. Why are ours effective + harmless?

It goes without saying that Eco Washing Up Liquid meet our eco credentials, what makes it sustainable to us, well the non-negotiable aspect are to us: Free of plastic > packing and product Refill possible > no unnecessary shipment of water Natural ingredients > no nasties in the water when cleaning Vegan + Cruelty Free > no animals were hurt during the process of making this product Effective > we still need to fight the idea around eco washing up liquid being less effective, we better have products that kill these from day 1 of using it. That is why we trial everything ourselves and dig through unending streams of reviews (on mothership pages or independent ones) So  basically it...

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Have you met our Eco Washing-Up heroes yet?

Why stock 1 brand, if you can stock 3? That is exactly what we thought, and did! Each brands has it pros and cons, but they are all effective and harmless, and be categorised as eco washing up liquid, made with natural ingredients and eco washing up liquid refills, plus they meet the eco-credentials to be called true ECO washing up liquids, meaning they are: Vegan (that is free from ingredients + animal testing) Plastic-free (in packaging and product)  Palm-oil free No toxics  Does it contain natural ingredients Is it in concentrated from (aka avoiding shipping water) Can you refill? (and use your bottles over and over? So who do we have and why are they winners? In alphabetic order,...

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