The company is South Africa’s foremost eco-accredited bio-technology company (the only ISO4001-accredited bio-tech company in Africa), boasting a string of awards including, most recently, the 2021 MEA Best Sustainable Cleaning and Sanitations Solutions Provider and the Best Sustainable Cleaning Product Manufacturer in 2020. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Green Worx’s R&D team developed a bio-enzyme sanitiser that eradicates the virus within 30 seconds with 99.8% effectiveness.
While the cost of using green cleaning products compared to chemically-loaded alternatives used to be an inhibiting factor in conversion, recent market cost analyses has proven that Green Worx can actually save contract cleaning companies, institutions, hotels and households between 30-50% on their acquisition cost when compared to conventional products, and a reduction in total cleaning product inventory of up to 51%.
Healthier for the environment, healthier for you
Today’s consumers are far more environmentally conscious and careful with the choices they make, and the demand for green products has experienced rapid growth. Studies show that toxins present in traditional cleaning products can also be harmful to one’s health, so people are committed to making choices to protect themselves and their family against negative effects.
Bear in mind, however, that the law regulating the use of the words “green”, “eco-friendly”, “chemical-free”, “renewable” etc isn’t in place and companies are able to use vague wording in their marketing, which isn’t necessarily substantiated by the product’s contents. “Green” can mean a number of things; that it doesn’t have harmful effects on the environment, that it is produced using less water, or that it is manufactured with recyclable material. Environmental claims made about products must however be accurate and substantiated and if they fail on this account they can be subject to action by the South African Competition and Consumer Council.
Green Worx has achieved Global GreenTag certification, one of the world’s most robust, trusted and widely recognised ecolabels. John J Coetzee, CEO at Green Worx, said, “This certification is the culmination of many years of hard work. We don’t believe in ‘greenwashing’ – which not all South African manufacturers can claim. Our products, and all the ingredients used to create them, have a great impact on dirt, and no impact on the environment. That’s our commitment to creating a world that is cleaner, greener and smarter.”
Fresh, clean and powerful
Eco-friendly products offer a thorough, deep clean without the harmful odours and residue that are often left behind after harsh, commercial chemicals are used. They are often created with citrus and other aromatic ingredients that leave the entire room smelling fresh and clean. In a work environment, a pleasant fragrance has been shown to produce a calmer working environment and boost productivity levels.
The benefits associated with using greener, environmentally friendly cleaners go far beyond the elimination of toxic fumes. In some cases, they may actually be able to preserve the surfaces of custom-made/high-end equipment, making them look their best and perform better for longer periods of time.
Green Worx offers an extensive range of products for home and industrial use, featuring bio enzymes and probiotics, all offering superior cleaning and sanitising solutions at an affordable price.