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Sustainability Resources

ACI provides sustainability resources for consumers to help you make informed decisions about cleaning products and learn about their their effect on the environment.

HE Washers DetergentsCompared to traditional washers, HE washers work in a completely different way. As a result, the detergents used in HE washers need to work differently, too. That’s why the American Cleaning Institute and washing machine experts from around the country have worked together to bring you this handy resource. Click here to discover how HE washers and HE detergents work . . . and how to properly use these customized laundry products in your HE washing machine. 

In addition, you’ll find straightforward answers to your most frequently asked questions about "doing your laundry the HE way."

So read on for important information that will help you use your HE washer and HE laundry products together to save water and energy, while getting your laundry as clean as ever!

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 25% of homes in the United States are connected to septic tanks. Studies show it's safe to use and dispose of household cleaning products in these systems. Click here to find basic information about how household cleaning products are treated in septic tank systems. But first - here's a look at how these systems work.

What else can consumers do?Going Beyond Green Tips

Consumers can help improve the quality of life for this and future generations, by choosing, using and disposing of cleaning products wisely.