The SOIL Action (22004) of the Joint Research Centre’s Land Management and Natural Hazards Unit (H07) has just completed a comprehensive collaborative project focusing exclusively on life in the soil. One of the resulting outputs is the first ever European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity.
European Commission Home -> Departments (Directives-General) and services ->Joint Research Centre (JRC) -> At a glance -> Structure -> IES -> Data Portals -> The European Soil Portal -> Soil Datasets -> Maps -> Atlas of Soil Biodiversity
It is largely biodegradable, less polluting to aquatic habitats and just as effective a cleaning agent as less environmentally friendly options. Look for eco-friendly dishwashing detergents, such as those labelled with the European flower eco-label (see www.eco-label.com to find one in your country).
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