• 14-OCT-2013

  • SOURCE: Green Trade Project Office

Taiwanese Detergents Maker Embarks On A Green Revolution-Consumers Get The Cleaning Power Of Detergents, Without The Toxic Petrochemicals.

Soap and detergents are used for cleaning everyday. Soap acts like an emulsifier allowing oil and water to mix so that oily grime can be removed during rinsing. Detergents are primarily surfactants that make water more likely to interact with oil and grease. They For half a century, products made of petrochemicals like detergents and cosmetics have made our life more convenient. However, petrochemicals, absorbed by and accumulated in our body, go beyond creating allergic reactions, they can lead to cancerous cells or even endocrine disrupting chemicals, damaging our health as well as polluting our environment. To fix the problems, the detergent industry starts to replace petrochemicals with natural resources. Some Taiwanese manufacturers are taking actual steps in leading the detergent industry to a greener era.