Eco-Friendly Procurement- Sustainability Innovations in Facilities Management.

May 30, 2023

There are many eco-friendly cleaning products available in the UK for commercial users. Here are some of the top ones to look out for when procurement leans towards a sustainable approach for your Facilities services.

Green Works products: These are natural cleaning products that are made from plant-based ingredients and biodegradable packaging. They can clean various surfaces and remove grease, dirt, and grime without leaving any chemical residue¹.

GenEon products: These are innovative cleaning products that use electrolyzed water technology to create a powerful sanitizer and cleaner from tap water, salt, and electricity. They can kill 99.999% of germs and bacteria without using any harmful chemicals or fumes. They also have no VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and are safe for people and the environment.

EcoGen products: These are eco-friendly cleaning products that are made from renewable plant-based materials and biodegradable surfactants. They can effectively clean and disinfect various surfaces and create a safer, healthier workplace¹. They also have a low carbon footprint and are cruelty-free.

Red Box top tips for innovations to look out for in the eco-friendly cleaning product market are:

Stabilised Aqueous Ozone (SAO): This is a chemical-free cleaning solution that uses ozone-infused water to kill 99.999% of harmful microorganisms on any surface. It is produced by a device called Tersano Lotus Pro, which converts tap water into SAO using a patented cartridge system. SAO is safe, effective, and environmentally friendly, as it reverts back to water and oxygen after use.

Enzyme-based cleaners: These are natural cleaning products that use enzymes to break down organic matter such as grease, oil, food, and stains. They are biodegradable, non-toxic, and odorless, and can work on various surfaces and fabrics. They also have a long shelf life and do not require rinsing after use.

Microfibre products: These are reusable cleaning products that use microfibre technology to trap dirt, dust, and bacteria without using any chemicals or water. They can clean various surfaces with just a wipe and can be washed and reused many times. They also reduce waste and save money in the long run.