These Biodegradable Cleaning Wipes Can Be Used on Your Counters… and Your Body
Want to green up your cleanup game? The new Ode to Clean wipes are here for you. We wouldn’t dare promise that they’ll suddenly make you fall in love with your chores, but they will make getting the job done easier, safer, and more environmentally friendly than ever. Read on to find out more about how this new product will change the way you clean.
The wipes, developed by Gaurab Chakrabarti, a former physician, and Sean Hunt, a scientist, don’t contain petroleum-based chemicals, which can be harsh, and are made *entirely* from plants. And they’re 100 percent compostable and biodegradable to boot.
The key ingredient is bioperoxide, a compound of hydrogen peroxide and gluconic acid, which is found in honey. They can be used on any surface that needs cleaning. Seriously, any surface — from your kitchen counters to your yoga mat, bathroom, pets, and even your face. The only thing they aren’t recommended for is use as baby wipes since they don’t contain any moisturizer.
They leave behind no residue, no toxins, no odors, and no worries about the effects that chemicals might mean for your health or the planet.
A starter pack is $25 and includes a refillable countertop container and two packages of all-purpose, pre-moistened wipes (55 wipes in each). Refill packs are sold separately, starting at $24 for four packs (the more you order, the more you save).
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