envirogy

Marketplace

  • Aquabio Movers & Shakers
    Aquabio

    Water treatment company raises funds for Sustrans cycling/walking charity

    A water re-use company has turned kilometres into pounds and donated funds to a charity which encourages people to walk and cycle.

  • ABB Air Quality
    ABB

    New ABB CEMS analyser offers all-in-one multiple measurement solution for combustion applications

    New multi-component analyser offers expanded all-in-one measurement capabilities for combustion gas stream monitoring

  • RWM 2017 Movers & Shakers
    RWM 2017

    Leading names share their sustainability solutions insights at RWM

    Speakers from M&S, WRAP, Adnams and The London Waste and Recycling Board will share their insights on future trends, policy and circular solutions. RWM brings together key industry stakeholders to discuss ways of unlocking sustainable wealth opportunities from the UK's resources. 

  • Eriez Waste Management
    Eriez

    All metals recovery with Eriez at RWM 2017

    Eriez will be showcasing their ECS module for complete ferrous and non-ferrous metals separation on stand 5P10-Q11 at the Recycling and Waste Management show taking place at the NEC, Birmingham from the 12th to 14th of September 2017.

v ecohouse button

web mossborough spud field copy

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 13:51

Windscreen repair firm expects 8.3 million litre water savings!

Auto Windscreens expects to save 8.3 million litres of water and around £80k a year by ditching the traditional carwash in favour of Eco Touch's Waterless Car Wash to keep its fleet looking pristine.

Auto Windscreens   1The UK windscreen repair company, which operates a fleet in excess of 400 vehicles, made the decision to use the product in a bid to cut costs and make vehicle cleaning more convenient, while also being mindful of its impact on the environment.

Eco Touch, a car care firm, offer products made from a blend of nontoxic and enviro-friendly cleaning agents. The company's Managing Director Rob Clague said: "As the first large-scale business to utilise our Waterless Car Wash, Auto Windscreens is leading the way in the fleet arena."

Auto Windscreens calculates the cost reductions to be had from switching from forecourt car washes to this water-free cleaning technology are huge. According to Fleet Manager Russell Hall: "We've calculated that the move to Eco Touch could save us around £80,000 per annum in car washing fees, not to mention time savings we also expect to see." Their calculation is based on 400 litres of water being used per weekly wash per vehicle.

When the Waterless Car Wash is sprayed on a vehicle, its surfactants lift dirt from the paintwork, while polymers leave a smooth finish.

LINKS
Auto Windscreens
Eco Touch