Biobased Cleaners

16 Jun: Clean Your Tank the Environmentally Conscious Way- With Zen Earth’s Storage Tank Cleaner

If you’re an Operator who’s responsible for the maintenance or inspection of storage tanks, you are well aware that storage tanks used to store crudes or distillates are in constant need of cleaning. The accumulation of hydrocarbons, asphaltenes, toxic gases, and waxes all need to be removed before maintenance or inspections can occur. Zen Earth Storage Tank Cleaner is a unique, bio-based renewable concentrated product, designed to break down and remove all hydrocarbons, asphaltenes and waxes. It’s bio-based chemical and semi-automated mechanical application process allows hydrocarbons to be easily separated and recycled. It is designed to make the difficult work…

14 Mar: A “Biopreferred Cleangredient”: What Does it Mean?

At Zen Earth, we proudly participate in both the USDA Biopreferred Program as well as the EPA Cleangredients Database. But what are these programs, and what do they mean for our customers? One of the major goals of the USDA Biopreferred program is to provide consumers with the ability to identify products that are “biobased”- meaning that they have been derived from plants and other renewable agricultural, marine and forestry materials. All Zen Earth products bearing the USDA Certified Biobased product label represent chemicals that have a third party verified amount of biological ingredients, thus providing an alternative to conventional…

01 Dec: What is a Surfactant?

At Zen Earth, our products use surfactant-based technology to clean and eliminate dirt and oil for a wide variety of industry purposes. Now, you may be wondering, what exactly is a surfactant? What do surfactants do and why are they important? Surfactants have been utilized for cleaning purposes for centuries- in fact, the earliest documented surfactant was used as a trade commodity by the Phoenicians in 600 BC (1)! In fact, surfactants are a key component in some of the most commonly used cleaners today- including soaps, dish and laundry detergent, shampoo, conditioner, and even toothpaste. So what is a surfactant?…