Ten years in the making, revolutionary new DS3 cleaning products by Procter and Gamble are liquid-free and have no plastic packaging.
Personal care products like body wash, hand soap, and shampoo as well as home cleaners like laundry soap and toilet cleansers are sold in dry packets.
The removal of water reduces the weight of the product by 80% and the space by 70%, offering sustainability as well as convenience for home use or travel. Eight DS3 products are due to be in stores in late 2019.
This post is based on the Cincinnati Business Courier article, P&G launching liquid-free cleaning products for home and body, by Barrett Brunsman, December 31, 2018; and the Global Cosmetics News article, P&G to launch waterless, plastic-free beauty brand DS3, by Georgina Caldwell, January 1, 2019. Image source: McGraw-Hill Education.
1. How does the new waterless design relate to sustainability?
Guidance: Since the packets are lighter and smaller, shipping costs and storage space are reduced. Additionally, the products contain fewer chemicals than those typically used in home cleaners and no unnecessary ingredients. For instance, these cleaners have no chlorine-based bleaches or phosphates. Biodegradable and recyclable Continue reading