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ABOUT Ecover US
Ecover is an international company active in the production of ecologicalcleaners. Founded in 1980 in Belgium,we havebeen a trendsetter from the very start: as a pioneering company, marketing a phosphate-free washing powder even before phosphates were branded as a problem. Since then, Ecover, under the ownership of Jrgen Philip Srensen CBE, has developed into the worlds largest producer of ecological cleaning products. Besides its headquartersoutside ofAntwerp, Belgium, Ecover has sites in theU.S., the United Kingdom, Germany, Franceand Switzerland, andour products are marketed in more than 26 countries. Ecovers progressive environmental policy is not only demonstrated by the products we sell, it is also an integral part of the companys business operations. Acting in the spirit of the externallyISO 14001 standard,we haveextended our environmental policy to all departments of the company, from production to marketing. One of the most striking results is the worlds first ecological factory. Built in October 1992,it has a grass (sedum)roof extending over more than 10,8002 feet.It received extensive press attention at the time, and draws more than a thousand visitors every year even now. In May 2007, Ecover opened its second ecological factory in Boulogne sur Mer, Northern France. Ecover has receivedawards and recognitionon many occasions for its special contributions and achievements in the field of environmentally friendly, sustainable development.Amongvariousrecognition, perhaps the most prestigious was being named to the Global 500 Roll of Honour of the United Nations Environment Program,in 1993.
Ecover Ranks well with Consumer Reports
Green cleaners are still lugging the bad wrap they earned in the '80s for not being effective. Consumer Reports takes you through some of the best, including Ecover. Proving once again, just because it's green doesn't mean it won't get the job done!