Best Green Company 2010: Nikwax Cleaning and Waterproofing Extends Life of Your Technical Gear
If you have noticed your synthetic long johns are starting to smell, or the rain water no longer beads on your jacket, Nikwax has the solution for you to extend the life of your favorite gear. Many people think they need a new jacket when it starts to lose its waterproofing, but that is not the case! Nikwax even has solutions for your footwear too!
Nikwax BaseWash is a new product created specially for cleaning synthetic base-layers.It enhances the fabrics wicking properties, stopping them from stinking and helping them dry more quickly.
Nikwax Downwash Fabric Cleaner:
Benefits of using this product
Nikwax Tech Wash:
- It prolongs the life of gear and optimises outdoor performance
- Revitalises loft and insulation, without damaging the structure of the down
- It maintains breathability
- It maintains original water-repellency
- It's easy to apply - can be used in a washing machine
Wash-in cleaner for waterproof clothing and equipment
Nikwax Wool Wash:
Safely revitalises breathability and water-repellency
This product is a non-detergent soap which can be used regularly to clean clothing and equipment without damaging the Durable Water Repellent (DWR) coatings. Use this product instead of detergents or washing powder.
Nikwax® Wool Wash is a new product created specially for cleaning and maintaining the natural qualities of wool garments. This new innovation from Nikwax® is a gentle product formulated to clean technical wool base-layers, whilst enhancing wool's natural wicking properties. Recommended for Merino.
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel Treatment:
Benefits of using this product
Nikwax Sandal Wash:
- Removes dirt and helps to release stains
- Improves the appearance of dirty footwear
- Prepares the footwear for proofing with an appropriate footwear product
- Prolongs the life and performance of all types of footwear
- Maintains breathability
- Ideal for footwear with breathable linings e.g. Gore-Tex
- Easy to apply
- WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous
- Does not contain fluorocarbons
Nikwax Sandal Wash is a sponge-on cleaner for sandals Designed to clean safely, deodorise all sandal types - leather, fabric and synthetic, leaving you with a fresh smelling fragrance.
Whether you need to revitalize your capilene
or your Smartwool
, Nikwax has the product you need to keep your expensive outdoor gear lasting.
For two years in a row, Nikwax has been rated
one of the greenest companies in the UK. The Sunday Times Best Green Companies 2010 recognises that we deliver on environmental performance while instilling a culture within the business that ensures employees are doing their part as well. In fact, we are rated as having the 5th greenest workforce in the country!
It only makes sense that a company that helps your outdoor gear last longer also helps protect the environment through sustainable practices.
Disclosure: I was sent free samples of these products to review. No prior assurances were given as to whether the review be positive or negative.
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Posted by Jennifer Lance at March 7, 2011 12:01 AM