Banana Peelings as Dishwasher(Science Investigatory Project)

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Division Of City School-Valenzuela. Gen. T. de Leon National High School Musa Sapientum Dishwasher (Banana Peelings Dish...


Division Of City School-Valenzuela Gen. T. de Leon National High School

Musa Sapientum Dishwasher (Banana Peelings Dishwashing Liquid)

Danica Mariz Gonzales Christian Sabadisto Aileen Faith Pinalas

Table Of Contents Abstract………………………………………………3 Introduction……………………………………………4 a.  b. c. d.

Background of the Study…………………………4 Statement of the Problem…………………………4 Significance of the Problem…………………………5 Scope and Limitation……………………………….5

Formulation of Hypothesis………………………………….5 Definition of Terms………………………………………….6 Review Of Related Study……………………………………6 Methodology………………………………………………..7 Presentations, Analysis And Data……………………………8 Summary And Conclusion…………………………………9

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Abstract This investigative project aims to invent a new form of an alternative or a substitute for the commercial dishwashing liquid using the Banana (Musa Sapientum) Peelings. In this, the sufferings from buying commercial dishwashing liquid that contributes to our daily cost and the suffering that we face in using detergent bar in plates will be lessen or will be decrease. Instead of using harmful chemicals in manufacturing dishwashing liquid, we replaced it with Banana  peelings as an effective cleaning agent. Through this we can help to ease the case of water  pollutions because 70% of the Earth is water. Even this project has a very great contribute and help, there are a lot of factories that doesn’t concern about what will happen in every rime that they discharge the chemicals that they used in manufacturing dishwashing liquids. It may lead to water pollution then after, the fishes and other aquatic living things will be affected. This are the main problem in water  pollution. As a citizen of this nation, we have obligations to our country and nature that’s why we came up with this project that will surely lessen the use of chemicals in making dishwashing liquid. Specifically, this investigative project aim to; A.)Determine the Feasibility of Banana  peelings as an alternative or substitute for the commercial dishwashing liquid. B.)Assess the  banana peelings dishwashing liquid and commercial dishwashing liquid in terms of its odor, cleaning agents and the effectiveness in greasiness and oiliness of an individual plate. C.) Compare Musa Sapientum Dishwasher to commercial ones. Only Banana (Musa Sapientum) Peelings and Washing So da was used in this project. The study employed; 1.Preparation of the product ; 2.Analyses of the product ; 3.Evaluation Of The Musa Sapientum Dishwasher. The procedure is easy and can be done easily through the help of the available materials found in our kitchen. ½ Kilogram of banana peelings were gathered , cut into small pieces ,  blendes or pounded using mortar and pestle. Filtrate the blended peelings on a filter paper or clothe and extract the liquid and place in a boiler. Mix until it thickens, let it cool completely. We can add any essential oils and food color of we desire. Based from the researches and study conducted the following results determined that the Banana peelings can be used as an alternative for the commercial dishwashing liquids and  product was assess through testing the sample. We therefore conclude that our finished product “ Musa Sapientum Dishwasher” has the feasibility to be an alternative dishwashing liquid for the commercial ones.

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Intoduction A.Background of the study Our nature , our place of living our life –  the Earth, is fully affected by changing technologies , factories and other industrialized plants. The discharged chemicals from a vast number of factories on our river and other water phases was continously destroyed and damag ed, all the chemicals contributes majorly for the destruction of our water phases- the Aquatic living things died because of the harmful properties of a chemical. This study aims to produce an eco-friendly dishwashing liquid. It emphasizes to help the world problem- the water pollution. Nowadays, people often used branded dishwashing liquid or detergent bar in washing plates but they don’t know the consequences in using it. In this wide search, the researchers found that the re is a key to the problem –  water  pollution which may be found in Banana Peelings.

B. Statement Of The Problem This project generally endeavor to manufacture a high quality substitute for the commercial dishwashing liquid from banana peelings and p erform physical analyses to test its cleaning properties through comparative analyses. Specifically, this project endeavor to: 1.Control the water pollution. 2. Determine the Feasibility of Banana peelings as an alternative or substitute for the commercial dishwashing liquid 3. Assess the banana peelings dishwashing liquid a nd commercial dishwashing liquid in terms of its odor, cleaning agents and the effectiveness in greasiness and oiliness of an individual  plate.

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C. Significance of the Study Water pollution is one of the most major issues the world is facing no wadays, which leads to death of the aquatic living things that will greatly affect us in terms of Fisheries and if not stopped it may lead to terrible global changes. Here in the Philippines pollution is greatly caused b y improper expulsion of chemicals from factories and other industrial unit or plants. This project will significantly help the environment ease the chemical problems that causes water pollution , price hike and health problems like gastrointestinal diseases.

D. Scope and Limitation This study deals with Banana (Musa Sapientum ) specifically its peelings. Th e banana  peelings were gathered when we eat banana or in a banana cue stand. We gathered evaluations on how effective the banana peelings as a dishwashing liquid, and also how bacteria will react when they are washed using the Musa Sapientum Dishwasher. We did not study about how long does our product will endure (months/years), but we test it and it is really effective dishwasher.

Formulation of Hypothesis 1. Banana Peelings dishwashing liquid can be a good substitute for commercial dishwashing liquid with it same properties like odor, cleaning properties and effectiveness to greasiness and oiliness. 2. Banana Peelings dishwashing liquid can be an efficient bacterial killer. 3. Banana Peelings dishwashing liquid is cheaper an d easy to make that the commercial dishwashing liquid.

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Definition of Terms a.PEELINGS-skin or covering of anything. Can de fine as parings, shavings, barks, husks, wrapping, shells or crusts.  b.DISHWASHING LIQUID-from the root word dish and wash , a thing used to wash a dish usually liquid. c.GREASINESS- can define as fatty, slippery and slimy. A dirt usually from a plate. d.OILINESS- can define as the texture of athing and a dirt from fatty foods. e.FEASIBILITY-can be defined as viability, possibility, practicability or achievability.

Review of Related Literature Banana- Musa sapientum or Banana is one the most widely recognized and consumed fruits in the world. They are considered valuable both for their nutritional qualities as well as their economic qualities, and they come in a variety of colors, flavors and sizes. No t only the banana fruit is useful, but also its skin. Banana skins are co mposed of nutritional, non nutritional contents and minerals. Banana peels have become a supply of nutrients for animal feedstock and a fertilizer. Banana peels have special cleaning properties that make them a tremendous environmentally friendly cleaning product. The fibrous part (cellulose) of banan a peel is one of its cleaning  properties. It helps clean walls and other materials. The moist peel of a fresh banana contains many useful cleaning enzymes and organic cleaning chemicals that are not only effective, but are safe for the environment. One nice thing about banana peels is that they give a fresh, pleasurable scent to your home. Banana peels are also recyclable, which makes them completely risk-free to the environment

Washing Soda- (also known as washing soda, soda ash and soda crystals), Na2CO3 is a sodium salt of  carbonic acid. It most commonly occurs as a crystalline heptahydrate, which readily effloresces to form a white powder, the monohydrate. Sodium carbonate is domestically well known for its everyday use as a water softener. It can be extracted from the ashes of many  plants.

Polyethylene Glycol- PEG is the basis of many skin creams (as cetomacrogol) and personal lubricants (frequently combined with glycerin). PEG is used in a number of  toothpastes as a dispersant. In this application, it binds water and helps keep xanthan gum uniformly distributed throughout the toothpaste. PEG is also under investigation for use in body armor, and in tattoos to monitor  diabetes. PEG is also one of the main ingredients in paintball fills, due to its thickness and flexibility. However, as early as 2006, some Paintball manufacturers began substituting cheaper oil-based alternatives for PEG.

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METHODOLOGY Materials Needed; This study used the following materials ; weighing scale , blender(mortar&pestle), Beaker, Stirring Rod, scissors, boiler(pot), funnel and improvised bottle(as a container).

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Presentations , Analysis And Interpretation Of Data: # of Plates

Brand Greasiness Oiliness Amount Musa Sapientum Dishwasher

Cleaned Absolutely (91%/100%)

Cleaned Absolutely (93%/100%)

20 mL

2mL/per Plate

Max Glow

Cleaned Absolutely (92%/100%)

22 mL

2mL/per plate

Detergent Bar

Cleaned Partially (85%/100%)

Cleaned Absolutely (91%/100%) Cleaned (82%/100%)


A Smear/per  plate

Table 1.1 : Comparison between The Product, Max Glow and Detergent Bar. Using UV Light. 94%

Percentage (Comparison)

92% 90% 88% 86%

Musa Sapientum


Max Glow Detergent Bar

82% 80% 78% 76% Greasiness


Table 1.2 comparing the percentage between Musa Sapientum Dishwaher, Max Glow and Detergent Bar

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Summary And Conclusion In summary , banana peeelings with the ingredients of dishwashing liquids have been  proved from this investigatory project that it could be an effective yet cheap dishwashing liquid from the data gathered through researches and investigations. It can help us to solve the water  pollution and its further problems.

We therefore conclude that our finished product “ Musa Sapientum Dishwasher” has the feasibility to be an alternative dishwashing liquid for the commercial ones, because base on our findings and results it implied that “Musa Sapientum Dishwasher” can eliminate Gresiness and oiliness versus the Max Glow And Detergent Bar .

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