Green-Effective® cleaning & care

Werner & Mertz GmbH already had an independently developed raw material and recipe evaluation system for its products. In close cooperation with our partner EPEA Switzerland and the applied Cradle to Cradle® design principle, the products could be optimized even further.

"Our Frosch brand, an eco-pioneer for over 30 years, is once again a pioneer in sustainability," explained Reinhard Schneider, Managing Director of the family-owned company Werner & Mertz. In the case of the Frosch consumer brand, these are lighthouse projects that were certified together with EPEA Switzerland, while in the case of the B2B brand green care Professional, entire product series were validated according to Cradle to Cradle.

"We are very proud to achieve this excellent result after the very demanding path through the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ process. Our own high demands on ourselves and our products are thus confirmed by an independent institute," says Schneider.

(2014 - today)

EPEA Services

  • Scientific supervision on phasing out problematic substances and consultation on alternatives
  • Community building along the supply chain under the project management of EPEA Switzerland.
  • Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Certification at Gold level by EPEA Switzerland as General Assessor


  • All ingredients of the detergents are optimised for the biosphere, those of the packaging for the technosphere



External Link

Werner & Mertz EPEA Switzerland