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Finding environmentally friendly cleaning products is a big challenge around our house.

Vancouver entrepreneur Munu Hicken-Gaberria is hoping to solve this challenge with his new eco-friendly line of products called Live For Tomorrow.

They include laundry detergent and fabric softer for home and commercial use.

His approach goes even further than finding eco-friendly chemical mixtures – the household use products are sold in re-usable glass containers.

Munu’s also grounding his products on local production model – so while he does have to source some of his base ingredients outside of BC, the final product is created here, to reduce shipping.

LFT products are now carried in a variety of stores in Vancouver and Fort Langley.

I spoke with Munu in June, just as he was taking his idea to local retailers…

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Resources:
Live for Tomorrow web site
Munu Hicken-Gaberria’s bio (pdf)

Quick facts about LFT products:

  • are manufactured and distributed locally
  • incorporate ‘recycleability’ in as many components of the product design
  • factor in ‘re-usability’ into the maximum number of product components
  • bio-degradable
  • follow sustainable best practice in the sourcing and manufacturing of products
  • are available in unscented formulations, and are sensitive and safe for use by individuals with sensitive skin conditions
  • are free of animal testing

Podcast details:

Runs: 10:09
Munu Hicken-Gaberria, president and CEO of LFT Group Brands Ltd.
Interviewed by Robert Ouimet, June 2008, Pt. Moody BC

ISBN: 978-0-9809054-8-9

Copyright 2008, Bigsnit Media Consulting Inc.
Rebroadcast with permission only. Contact info@bigsnit.com