Today’s Solutions: January 25, 2022

The household cleaning aisle at the store features dozens of spray cleaners for different surfaces, and the ingredient lists are a mile long with chemical names that are impossible to pronounce. While many of those cleaners are effective for getting rid of dirt and germs, some of the chemicals inside are environmental hazards. Then, there are the plastic bottles, which get thrown into the trash once they are empty, adding to the plastic pollution problem. As the marketplace shifts to products with more sustainable packaging and more eco-friendly ingredients, a new company, Truman’s, is attempting to change the game in the household cleaner industry. The company wants to do this by introducing a delivery system where customers receive refillable cartridges full of safe cleaning supplies that customers can mix with water and add to reusable bottles. This method reduces plastic waste by more than 90 percent while sparing the planet through the use of eco-friendly cleaning ingredients.

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