How to hygienize flip-flops and plastic clogs

How to hygienize flip-flops and plastic clogs

In the summertime, flip-flops and clogs are the most comfortable shoes when we are relaxing: in swimming pool, at the beach… In the long run, however, they may become a place for microorganisms (such as bacteria, moulds) proliferation. Particularly, in order to prevent verruca contamination, regular clients

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How to wash denim ecologically

How to wash denim ecologically

Generally denim is a very resistant cotton fabric, so we will wash it with a normal laundry detergent as Bensos’ Laundry Liquid code H. It is recommended to pair denim with coloured clothes, not with white laundry because it may lose its colour and stain the other

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Why Bensos does not potassium cocoate

Why Bensos does not potassium cocoate

As you may have read before in this website, we chose not to use this ingredient, potassium cocoate, that is indeed very common in ecological detergents, in conventional ones and in many body cleansers. Is is often considered “safe” because of its natural origin; however, scientifically that

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How to use sodium percarbonate

How to use sodium percarbonate

Sodium percarbonate (offered by Bensos as Bleaching Powder code D) is a mineral chemical, which features may be very useful for some cleaning, particularly for laundry. Once diluted in water, its pH is alkaline (greater than 7); what does it mean? pH is a way to measure

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Air in the bedrooms: how to make it clean

Air in the bedrooms: how to make it clean

Nightime, bedrooms are usually filling with stale air; without realising it, we go on breathing it becoming exposed to a lot of long-term toxic (either natural or synthetic) chemicals, including: some solvents released by walls paintings; formaldehyde, together with solvents and other chemicals, present in furniture glues

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100% biodegradable: fact or fiction?

100% biodegradable: fact or fiction?

We often read detergents labels that show the claim “100% biodegradable” to corroborate the concept that those products are very ecological. Why Bensos’ products don’t do it? As a matter of fact, this claim is only a publicity stunt, it does not refer to any regulations about

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