Biodegradable soap for septic systems?

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Biodegradable soap for septic systems?

Hi guys, I have just set up my new septic system using a pair of IBCs and want to do the right thing and minimise the negative impact the outlet (soak away) water will have on the environment. I'm thinking that we really should be using biodegradable washing products. I've found biodegradable dishwashing liquid at Woolies, easy, but couldn't find any similar soaps or handwashes. In fact, the vast majority of handwashes were ANTI-bacterial, exactly what I DON'T want! What do you guys use in your septic systems? Should I be concerned about using regular soaps and stuff? Thanks in advance, Greg . (BTW, this shot was taken before the system was completely finished and backfilled etc.)
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Hi Greg,
Last seen: 11/30/2018 - 06:02
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Thank you for the reply Charlie.

I'm not actually looking for clothes washing products, we don't live there, (NB. I wish we could!) it's just a weekender, so we do clothes washing back at home.

It's hand soaps and/or liquid hand washes that I'm looking for and I see that Ecostore do them as well.
I'll read into them.

Thanks again!
Greg

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Hi Greg,
Last seen: 11/30/2018 - 06:02
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Hi Charlie,

Hi Charlie,

No mate, I haven't.
Mind you, that's something I haven't been looking for either.

Greg

Last seen: 11/29/2018 - 20:39
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Hi Greg

Hi Greg
Have you looked at castile soap?
Cheers
Tania

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No I haven't Tania, but I will now!

Thanks,
Greg

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Hi Greg,

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