Ask Dr. Pete: What is Green Chemistry?

Ask Dr. Pete: What is Green Chemistry?

A product inventor, innovator, and sustainability expert, he’s the brains behind our Bio Laundry Detergent and was a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium. This month he’s back with a thoughtful explainer on Green Chemistry—and why it matters today. Learn more.
Ask Dr. Pete: How does hard water affect cleaning?

Ask Dr. Pete: How does hard water affect cleaning?

Dr. Pete is back with an in-depth explainer on how hard or soft water can affect the efficacy of your cleaning products. Read on to learn more.

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05/05/21 Ask Dr. Pete

Ask Dr. Pete: A Breakdown of Reproductive Toxins

A product inventor, innovator, and sustainability expert, he’s the brains behind our Bio Laundry Detergent and was a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium. This month he’s back with an in-depth explainer on cleaning products and the reproductive toxins most often found in their formulas.
Ask Dr. Pete: On Cellulases and Synthetics vs. Natural Ingredients

Ask Dr. Pete: On Cellulases and Synthetics vs. Natural Ingredients

A product inventor, innovator, and sustainability expert, he's the brains behind our Bio Laundry Detergent and was a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium. This month's he's back with more helpful knowledge about cellulases and the real difference between synthetics and natural ingredients.
Ask Dr. Pete: How to Remove Balsamic Vinegar Stains

Ask Dr. Pete: How to Remove Balsamic Vinegar Stains

Dr. Pete explains the science behind balsamic vinegar stains and how to remove them. 

Ask Dr. Pete: On Color Protecting Detergents & Reading Product Labels
01/31/21 Ask Dr. Pete

Ask Dr. Pete: On Color Protecting Detergents & Reading Product Labels

Dr. Pete is back with more helpful knowledge, including how to decipher what’s wrong (or not) with your shampoo’s ingredient list and the chemistry behind how color protecting detergents work. Read on to learn more.
Ask Dr. Pete: On Sanitizing and Sensitive Skin – Tips & Alternatives

Ask Dr. Pete: On Sanitizing and Sensitive Skin – Tips & Alternatives

Dr. Pete is back with more helpful knowledge: everything you need to know about sanitizing, including but not limited to whether there is such a thing as too much; and answering questions you may have asked yourself recently, such as “do I have eczema or is it just winter?”
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12/03/20 Ask Dr. Pete

Ask Dr. Pete: On "Permastank" and Tips for Chronic Spillers

Dr. Pete is back: as a product inventor, innovator, and sustainability expert, he’s the brains behind our Bio Laundry Detergent and was a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium. This month he’s here to help, answering everyday questions for chronic spillers and how to get rid of “permastank,” plus why it happens in the first place. Read on for more. 
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08/18/20 Ask Dr. Pete

Meet Dr. Pete: An Interview with Our Chief Scientist

As a product inventor, innovator, and sustainability expert, he’s the brains behind our Bio Laundry Detergent and was a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium. We spoke with Dr. Pete to...