How to go green with your clean in a commercial business

Updated: Mar 17, 2021

Keeping it Clean and Green

With sustainability such a big focus for businesses big and small, just how easy is it to make the switch to chemical-free cleaning?

And is it really possible to effectively clean without the use of strong chemicals?

With environmental and health concerns for workers growing, businesses are frequently looking to adopt environmentally-friendly cleaning techniques. In the USA it is estimated that 30-50% of firms now use eco-friendly products or chemical-free solutions.

Green cleaning refers to using safe, natural products throughout the cleaning process. Cleaning without chemicals has huge benefits for the user, the wider public and the planet.

Reasons to go green

  • Reduce your impact on the environment

  • Reduce water usage

  • Save money – cut down on chemical costs and transportation costs

  • It’s safe for people – long-term exposure to cleaning agents can impact your health

  • It’s sustainable

But is it really that easy to go green with your clean in a commercial business? Switching to greener alternatives is actually easier than you think...

Microfibre Pads and Brushes

One easy switch you can make to improve your environmental footprint is to swap cotton mops and pads for microfibre products. Whilst the initial outlay might be more than their cotton competitors, microfibre products are lighter (less injuries for housekeeping staff), more absorbent, longer-lasting, require less chemicals, less water and they are lint free.

Toucan ECO ECA

Toucan Eco is a completely safe disinfectant and cleaning agent made entirely of just salt and water that has undergone an electrical charge (Electro Chemical Activation or ECA).

Toucan Eco kills up to 99.999% of bacteria and spores on contact.* The disinfectant is pH neutral, non-toxic and non-hazardous to all macro-organisms while being totally effective against bacteria with no resistance. This means it is completely safe for housekeeping or maintenance teams to use on a daily basis.

It has the ability to clean both hard and soft surfaces (including carpet), thus replacing many of your daily cleaning chemicals.

When used as part of the N-CAP cleaning system ECA water can deliver exceptional cleaning results.

The solution can even be made on-site, reducing the need for cleaning chemical deliveries and helping to reduce plastic bottle waste.

*as tested by the University West of England

Why use ECA Water?

  • Environmentally-friendly

  • Proven to kill up to 99.999% of bacteria and spores on contact

  • It can be used on hard floor and soft floor surfaces (carpet)

  • It can replace most of your daily cleaning chemicals

  • No packaging or transportation

  • It’s sustainable

  • Cheap to produce – the ability to produce in-house

>> Read more about ECA technology

Green Cleaning Machines

Many of the cleaning machines that we use have the ability to clean with just water, this includes the Oztek and the TomCat cleaning machine range with the power to clean effectively using 70% less water and chemicals.

Green Cleaning Consultation

If your business in interested in ‘going green’ then why not book a consultation and demo with Traffik?

We would be more than happy to discuss and demonstrate the benefits of green cleaning systems and how they can be easily incorporated into your daily cleaning regime.

To book a trial please contact the office on 01985 840400 |







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