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Detergent Bottle Reuse and Recycle?

Q. Can we send back empty Alcotabs jars for re-use?

A. Alcotabs® Tablet Pipet Detergent is indeed a great product and ideal for siphon pipette washers and similar applications where an effervescing detergent is required. We very much echo your sentiment for reusing wherever possible. After all, we live and breathe effective, critical cleaning!

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Environmental Issues in Aqueous Cleaning

Q. What are environmental issues are involved with aqueous cleaning?

A. Generally, the environmental impact and issues involved in aqueous cleaning have to do with the ingredients used and their ultimate discharge into the environment. Taking a larger view, it is also important to consider the energy and resources consumed in making and using the cleaner. There are several important factors concerning discharge of spent cleaning solutions into the environment: biodegradability, aquatic toxicity and eutrophication acceleration. Learn More.

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