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Intro to Environmentally Friendly Practices: Sustainability, Education, and Reducing Plastic Waste.

"Embracing Positive Change: Our Family-Owned Company's 85+ Year Commitment to Sustainable Practices"

 As the world undergoes significant changes, we are embracing these adjustments in a positive manner that not only benefits our company but also the environment. For over 85 years, our family-owned company has been dedicated to crafting sustainable products, but we realized that we must emphasize their importance to the earth.

Our mission is to steer away from harmful materials and eliminate plastic from our entire product line. We aim to educate our consumers on the sustainability of our products and the significance of recycling materials. In 2018, the United States generated a staggering 35.7 million tons of plastic waste, with only 11.5% being recycled, as per the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. We want to be part of the solution by eliminating plastic from our packaging in the first phase of our changes.

To achieve this, we are redesigning our packaging using recyclable paper materials. This not only reduces plastic waste but also allows us to double the product quantity per box and container, minimizing our carbon footprint.

Many of our products are already sustainable and eco-friendly, offering benefits to the environment that customers may not realize. For example, our window cleaning tools enable efficient cleaning with minimal biodegradable soap and water, compared to wasteful disposable paper towels and harmful chemicals.

While some of our current materials, like ABS, Nylon, and Polypropylene (PP), are recyclable, we aim to make further improvements. For instance, we are transitioning from PVC to PET bottles for our Squeegee-Off soap. PET is 100% recyclable and one of the most recycled plastics globally, making it an environmentally friendly choice for packaging.

Our motto, "Enjoy the View," reflects our commitment to help customers enjoy clear, pristine windows. By implementing these goals, we aspire to lead the industry towards positive change and inspire others to follow our sustainable example.

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