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Cleaning & pest control

Some laundry detergents ‘no better than water’ says consumer watchdog

Some laundry detergents ‘no better than water’ says consumer watchdog

Several brands of laundry detergent have been found to perform no better than plain water in a study by advocacy group Consumer New Zealand. Detergents that performed poorly include Essentials Laundry Liqui...
Kiwi eco-cleaning start-up set for Australian launch
Campaign launched to cut textile waste after $6 billion worth thrown out
Re.stor launches water-free cleaning products
Pental’s Hampers with Bite acquisition already paying off

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P&G develops upside-down dishwashing liquid bottle

The new design provides a mess-free experience and it is easier to use than existing bottle designs.

​​Eco-startup Zero Co crashes crowdfunding servers as shares go on sale

Five minutes into the raise, Zero Co successfully raised $1 million, marking the fastest raise in the country.

Who Gives A Crap raises $41.5m to fund expansion

The investment was led by Verlinvest, a family-owned investment group behind Oatly and Tony’s Chocolonely.

Pental raises capital to buy e-commerce venture

Pental estimates its post-acquisition combined gross profit margin to increase to 32 per cent as a result of the deal.

Small businesses, big ambitions: Urban Ethos

Urban Ethos is a Melbourne-based FMCG brand that develops eco-conscious products with the mission to change consumer hab...

Eco-friendly cleaning products gaining market share

The rise of eco-friendly products continues apace in Australian supermarkets, according to fresh Snooper data.
Macro launches eco-friendly household cleaning products range

Macro launches eco-friendly household cleaning products range

Products include laundry powders, kitchen liquids and tablets, and multipurpose sprays, and according to the brand, will...

Australian startup ends single-use plastics in cleaning products

"Most homes have many bottles of cleaning products cluttering cupboards which ultimately get thrown away and end up in l...

How Happy Human is saving the ocean one step at a time

Inside FMCG interviews sustainable brand founder Vinnie Ong on saving the oceans from plastics.
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Air Wick and WWF to help save 120 native wildflower species

The Rare Bloom Project will run for three years helping to protect Australia's native wildflowers from extinction.

Aussie startup Pleasant State launches zero-waste cleaning products

The zero-waste product range consists of three concentrated pressed bars designed for different cleaning purposes and ac...

Kimberly-Clark fined $200,000 for claiming products ‘Made in Australia’

Kleenex's website showed the logo on products made in Germany, South Korea and the UK.
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Dettol seals global partnership with Airbnb

Dettol and Airbnb's new partnership rolls out Turnover Kits for hosts and Welcome Kits for guests.

Unilever, Innova bring self-cleaning surfaces closer to reality

The patented technology can block or prevent bacteria and mould on everyday surfaces, including washing machines and dis...
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SC Johnson wins court battle over Raid TVC

Judge throws out claim of misleading product claims.