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    Why Ecoprod recommends the Green Gobbler sink and drain unblocker

    When your shower or sink drain blocks you probably reach straight for a liquid chemical drain cleaner. There are a number of popular brands available on the market but they all basically work in the same way. They contain powerful chemicals – typically peroxide, bleach or sodium hydroxide – which react with the electrons in the blockage, generating heat and gas which clears the drain by dissolving the blockage.

    Whilst these chemicals can be effective they also have serious disadvantages – they’re all highly toxic so can be very dangerous indeed if inhaled or swallowed, and even short contact with the skin can lead to serious chemical burns. Additionally, although such products can appear to work very effectively, they can also be damaging to your pipes. The same chemicals that react with the blockage can also react with your pipes and plumbing system, eating away at them over time and eventually leading to irreparable damage that can be expensive to put right.

    That said, people still reach for these products when their drains are blocked because they need a quick solution. What if there was a drain cleaner available that worked just as well as harsher chemical products but contained no bleach or sodium hydroxide and was safe on the skin, without toxic fumes? At Ecoprod our whole business is about sourcing and supplying environmentally friendly products for the washroom, so we were delighted when we came across the Green Gobbler, which does exactly that.

    How Green Gobbler drain cleaner compares with traditional drain cleaning products

    • No harsh chemicals – unlike most household drain cleaners, the Green Gobbler contains no caustic sodium hydroxide or bleach. Instead, the Green Gobbler uses a proprietary patented blend of ingredients with a monosodium bisulfate base.
    • Safe on pipes and porcelain – the Green Gobbler clears blockages and opens pipes and drains without any damage to your plumbing system, meaning you don’t need to worry about future plumbing bills as a result of caustic chemicals damaging your system.
    • Non-toxic – the lack of caustic chemicals also means that the Green Gobbler is safe on your skin and doesn’t emit toxic fumes while it’s working, meaning it’s safe to use in the household without having to keep the bathroom closed off whilst it’s working.
    • Easy to use – the Green Gobbler is granular rather than liquid and comes in pre-measured sachets containing exactly the amount you need for one application. One packet can be poured down your bathroom or kitchen drain to break down hair, paper, soap scum, feminine products, sludge and cigarette butts.
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    Lord Redesdale was the Energy Spokesman for the Liberal Democrats for the House of Lords 2000-2008 during which time he introduced many members’ bills in the area of energy and conservation.

    Lord Redesdale is the CEO of the Energy Managers Association (EMA). The EMA aims to promote the development of energy management and the career structure of Energy Managers in the British economy.

    In 2016, Lord Redesdale co-founded The Water Retail Company (TWRC) with Professor Jacob Tompkins. TWRC is a licensed retailer with a focus on water efficiency and reduction strategy for its customers.

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    Professor Jacob Tomkins

    Jacob is the the co-founder and CTO of The Water Retail Company. Jacob trained as a civil engineer with degrees from UCL and Imperial. He worked as an academic, was water lead for the National Farmers’ Union and freshwater advisor at Water UK. He set up and ran Waterwise the water efficiency NGO for over 10 years. He has developed EU water legislation and recently chaired a UK Govt task force on resilience in the water sector.

    He is currently writing two books for Wiley on water efficiency and water and behaviour. He is a visiting Prof at Exeter University and has an OBE for services to water efficiency.

     

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    Harvey Djangogly

    Harvey brings over ten years of experience designing, leading, and evaluating initiatives that engage individuals, households, and employees in sustainable living, and that motivate pro-environmental change. Harvey works with and advises public, private and civic sector organisations in the UK and U.S. and abroad, focusing in particular on his passion –sustainable water use and efficiency.

    Harvey believes in the dual approach of “behaviour change” harnessed with innovative technology to achieve the goals of meeting water and carbon footprint reduction targets. The FlowlessTM by WINT solution, epitomises Harvey’s philosophy by allowing customers to monitor their water use in real time, empowering them to save water by introducing efficiencies and most importantly preventing and detecting escape of water and leaks thereby providing water security to the client’s facility/workplace

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    Marcel Napflin

    Marcel Näpflin is a long-standing member of the management team of URIMAT Schweiz AG, a leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly products in the sanitary industry. As Director for Marketing & Sales and Member of the Executive Board, Marcel has been responsible for the international marketing and sales strategy and the worldwide expansion of URIMAT. Under his leadership URIMAT developed numerous worldwide patented product innovations which save water, improve hygiene and reduce carbon footprint in restrooms.

    In his role as Business Development Manager Marcel was responsible for the development and launch of URIMAT-CONNECT, a cloud-based digital advertising system built into multi-media waterless urinals which dynamically deliver real time advertising messages via the internet. Marcel is a graduate business economist and has commercial diploma in banking. After he started his professional career in banking he worked in various management positions in the Sporting Goods Industry. 

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    Marcus Rose

    Marcus Rose is Managing Director at Ecoprod and URIMAT UK. He is a fully qualified mechanical engineer by training & background, with many years’ experience in the construction industry especially related to mechanical, sanitary and washroom applications.

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    Paul Musgrove

    For the last 3 decades Paul has worked in the UK and International Projects Business to deliver  correct solutions for customers in an ethical and consultative and technical approach.

    He has qualifications in commercial contracting working in healthcare environment, for the last 12 years specialising in water-related products.

    Today, sustainability aspects are key whilst also balancing this with keeping water ways moving and clean. Understanding how water is stored and delivered in buildings with an awareness on pathogens in our waterways, and how we as manufacturers can change products to help with infection reduction.

    His greatest achievement, second to his family, is the work he carried out in Botswana, working at a high level with government officials to deliver five new hospitals over four years in very poor conditions, which required the development of new communities, housing, schools etc.

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