Earth Friendly Products Hosts Earth Day Celebration and Presents “The Artist”

Left to right: Mike Manatos, Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks and Petros Antoniadis

Earth Friendly Products, the maker of ECOS Laundry Detergent and over 200 other environmentally friendly products, hosted an Earth Day Celebration on April 22 at its headquarters in Cypress, CA.

At the event, the company presented “The Artist”, a short visual story about a world with no pollution. The presentation was meant to raise awareness about adapting to a sustainable lifestyle, starting with the everyday products used in the average house and business.

Earth Day with ECOS!

At #ECOS, we imagine a world where every day is #EarthDay. As we create this world with you, we’re all helping to change the picture, as the artist Velia De Iuliis does in our latest film. Watch, enjoy, and help us spread the word! Happy Earth Day!

Posted by Earth Friendly Products on Monday, April 22, 2019

The creator of the video, Petros Antoniadis, a young, upcoming cinematographer, was at the lunch and discussed the vision behind the video. Local Venice, California artist, Velia De Iuliss, featured in the short video, also shared her story and why she wanted to work with Earth Friendly Products. In addition, the artist presented the two original paintings she created specifically for this project.

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, President and CEO of Earth Friendly Products, thanked Mayor Stacy Watson Berry, US Congressman Alan Lowenthal, Mike Manatos and employees for “celebrating alongside us as we continue to fight for human wellness and planet wellness each and everyday.”

As the world’s first carbon-neutral, water-neutral and zero-waste certified company, Earth Friendly Products is leading the manufacturing world in environmentally-sensitive practices, and demonstration that other businesses can adopt green practices as well.

“Now we look forward to celebrating the successes achieved in the green space for the 50th Anniversary of #EarthDay in 2020 (and the 53rd Anniversary of Earth Friendly Products),” Vlahakis-Hanks said in a Facebook post.

Family-owned and operated since 1967, Earth Friendly Products® is the maker of ECOS® Laundry Detergent and over 200 other environmentally-friendly products which are safer for people, pets and the planet.

Made with plant-powered ingredients, ECOS® cleaners are thoughtfully sourced, pH balanced, readily biodegradable, easily recyclable, and never tested on animals. Over 100 ECOS® products have received the coveted U.S. EPA Safer Choice certification, which means that every ingredient is the safest in its class.

The certification also means that the formulations are effective and demonstrate sustainability without sacrificing quality or performance.

ECOS®, Baby ECOS®, ECOS® for Pets! and ECOS® Pro cleaners are available at major club and grocery retailers and natural foods stores throughout the U.S., in over 60 countries and online at and