Let's talk about green cleaning. Every home has on average 62 different toxic chemicals present at any one time. This is worrying for obvious reasons, but more so because we spend 90 percent of our time indoors according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This means we are constantly touching, breathing in and ingesting these chemicals. Whether you’re at home or at work, going about your daily life usually includes getting your daily dose of volatile organic compounds which are typically found in your cleaning products.
What can be done about it? Unfortunately, the U.S. hasn't made many labeling laws for toxic substances. No one knows the true depth of exactly how devastating these products can be on your health and food sources. However, there is good news. It’s not hard to eliminate these toxic chemicals from your cleaning regime and your life. Here’s a look at how to do it.
Single-Ingredient Green Cleaning Products
Arguably the most important point in using single-ingredient cleaning products is that they can help revolutionize how you interact and treat your living space. You will find most of these ingredients in your cupboard, so they’ll not only be better for you, but they’ll be cheaper, too! The following ingredients can be used in various combinations to replace the majority of conventional cleaning cans and sprays:Continue Reading