What could be better than sinking into freshly laundered bedsheets? Wrapping yourself in sustainably laundered bedsheets, of course!
That, at least, is what five schoolchildren from Hamburg thought, when, as part of a school competition, they began to experiment on a 100% biologically safe detergent made from ivy.
The creeping plant, whose fast-growing nature is the source of many a legend, contains natural surfactants, which dissolve fats and will have your clothes looking as good as new – no white-washing required!
Who needs bleaching agent, oil-based surfactants, softeners and chlorinated compounds when detergent has the potential to be free of such potentially damaging products?