Handy Andy understands that reusing and recycling are important to many of its customers, so they came up with an ingenious (and cost-saving) product idea to help reduce waste. Refills are a wonderful way to use your favourite cleaning products, whilst making an impact on the environment. Let’s take a look at why plastic recycling is so important, now more than ever, and how using refills can make a difference.
Why is Recycling Important?
The latest statistics tell us that there is around 8.3 billion tons of plastic in the world, with over 6 million tons lying in our waste dumps. Now that is a lot of plastic waste! When you constantly use plastic bottles, sprays, cartons, and other wrapping types, without recycling them, you are literally throwing more and more waste into our landfills – waste that cannot biodegrade.
There are two major steps you can take to lower your footprint when it comes to plastic waste – recycle all of your plastic including Handy Andy bottles and spray bottles, or better yet, use refills. Here’s how:
How Can Reusing a Bottle Help the Environment?
When it comes to the benefits of recycling, there cannot be enough said. Instead of throwing recyclable products like plastic, glass, paper, and other items into the dustbin, consider setting up a recycling centre at home. Separate your recyclables from your waste and choose the best way to get that recycling taken care of. In South Africa, we have informal recyclers in our suburbs, who make a living from collecting recyclable goods from homes. You could also opt to pay a recycling company to fetch your recycling each week from your home.
Using refills is a really simple, good habit to start implementing in your home. You need to start first by buying yourself a Handy Andy product in its original packaging (like Handy Andy Cream cleaner, Handy Andy UltraFast Spray, or Handy Andy Floor and All Purpose Cleaner). The bottles can then be your base to keep refilling.
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Benefits of Using Handy Andy Refills
There are numerous benefits to using Handy Andy refills in your home:
Refills will reduce the number of plastic bottles and sprays that you throw away each month
Refills are cheaper to buy, so you’ll actually save money by buying refills each month
How to use Handy Andy Spray refills?
Using Handy Andy refills is super easy. Reuse your old spray bottle trigger spray head by screwing it onto the refill bottle or if you wish you can use a glass bottle that has been cleaned. Pour the refill bottle content into the reusable bottle and carry on as normal. It’s that quick, and that simple!
What other refills are available from Handy Andy?
Handy Andy has a wide range of refills available to choose from, for all of your favourite home cleaning products;
Handy Andy Cream Cleaner 750ml refill
Handy Andy UltraFast Spray 500ml refill
Multipurpose with bleach
Handy Andy Floor and All Purpose Concentrate Refill
The saying goes, change starts at home. Why not consider using refills and start the change toward good today?
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Frequently Asked Questions on Cleaning Spray Triggers
What do I Need to Fill up my Handy Andy Cream Bottle With a Refill?
All you need is your Handy Andy bottle – which has been cleaned and rinsed. Simply snip the top off the refill pouch and pour the liquid into the reusable bottle.
Are Handy Andy Refills as Strong as the Main Product?
Yes! The exact Handy Andy liquid or cream that you’ve come to know, is used in the refills.
How Many variations of Handy Andy Refills are There?
You’ll be able to find 750ml refills in all the Handy Andy Cream Cleaner fragrance variations including Lavender, Lemon, Potpourri and Eucalyptus. You will also be able to find 500ml refills in the Handy Andy UltraFast Sprays.
How Many Times can you Refill a Product Bottle?
As many times as you like, until it breaks or leaks.
Do all Handy Andy Products Have Refills?
Yes, the Handy Andy Floor Cleaner range even offers the 200ml Concentrate refill.