First detergent refill centre launched in Guyana

first_imgThe first ever detergent refill operation in Guyana was launched on Saturday by Dunae Trading Company. The company, which is a local manufacturer of liquid detergents and sanitizers, introduced this initiative so as to utilize plastic containers which are meant to be discarded.Co-owner of the business, Dwayne Younge, explained that this initiative will help to decrease the amount of waste being generated by householders.“We’ve just provided a space for persons who want to be environmentally conscious and…save on the cost they’re paying for detergents” he noted.Younge also noted that consumers who wish to take advantage of the low cost for detergents can bring their containers to the centre and refill them with their choice of liquid detergent. In this process, persons would also assist in the reduction of plastic packaging and utilisation of unwanted plastic bottles.There presently are eight types of cleansing agents available, primarily dishwashing liquid, antibacterial hand soap, multipurpose cleanser, disinfectant liquid, laundry detergent, fabric softener, car wash liquid, and degreaser liquid.Persons who wish to support this environmentally-friendly initiative can visit the centre at the Harris Paints Building at Third Avenue, Diamond Housing Scheme on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD).last_img

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