You don’t always need to kill 99.9% of bacteria

Walk down the cleaning aisle of any supermarket and you’ll be bombarded with products promising to kill 99%, 99.9%, 99.99% of bacteria. All vying for the ‘enviable’ position of being the most toxic concoction of chemicals on the shelf. Yes, some bacteria can make us sick and there are times when you definitely need to[…]

How to use our concentrated refills

Most people want to reduce the amount of plastic they use, but when all the cleaning products in the supermarket are sold in plastic bottles, what can you do? Nueco’s cleaning products are highly concentrated which means we can sell and ship them in much smaller quantities for you to dilute at home with tap[…]

What are VOCs? and why you don’t want them in your cleaning products

We’re all used to our detergents and cleaning products having that distinctive ‘clean’ smell, but did you know that those fragrances are artificially added and emit dozens of different chemicals into the air? In one study, a plug-in air freshener was found to emit 20 different volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including seven regulated as toxic[…]