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Great way to clean up spills

Eco-Spill comes in a size to suit your application.
Pelican Eco-Spill is a great way to clean up oil spills and comes in a size to suit your operation.
We all suffer from time to time with oil spills and we have various ways of cleaning it up. That may be a natural material such as sawdust or one of the many proprietary granules on the market. Whatever you use, most of these materials are not perfect for the job.

Conventional materials, as we have mentioned suffer from a number of problems. Firstly, they are not that quick to absorb, secondly, you always end up with a fine slippery film where the spill has been and thirdly, you have to dispose of the contaminated material, which will also include a vast amount of material that is wasted. Having accepted this situation for a long, long time, it was quite a surprise to come across a product called Pelican Eco-Spill.

So what’s so special? Firstly, the product is supplied in a variety of handy containers in a size to suit your application. OK, I know that sounds a little ‘woop-di-do’ but there is more to these containers than meets the eye. One key point is that they come complete with a sieve - more on this later. Equally important is that it is easy to dispense just the right amount for the spill. We have all tried tipping out of a bag, which usually leads to plenty of excess waste that you end up paying to dispose of. I doesn’t end there, Eco-Spill is extremely absorbent which means the spill is cleaned up quickly and totally, leaving no greasy film on the surface. Naturally, once you have the container, you only need buy refills of Eco-Spill.

Eco-Spill is easy to use with very little waste.
Pelican Eco-Spill is easy to use, is environmentally friendly and minimises the amount of waste genrated from oil spills.
The clever bit is still to come, and that’s where the sieve comes in. The material absorbs the oil, forming itself into clumps. Pouring the contaminated material through the sieve allows the unused Eco-Spill to fall through and return to the holding bay of the container. It is amazing how little is actually used.

I am the first to admit that cleaning up an oil spill is a difficult thing to get excited about but if you take a look at the video I am sure you will agree this is a product worth investigating. From an environmental standpoint, the product is natural, made from cotton fibres and uses up to 8 times less material than other absorbents so it definitely ticks the green box.

If you would like to know more, the product is available in the UK from Green Car Depollution. There is a great video on their website or you can call them on 01684 298084. In the meantime, If you have used this product, let us know your views.

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