GETTING A STAIN ON YOUR MATTRESS CAN BE A PAINFUL EXPERIENCE, ESPECIALLY IF IT’S FAIRLY NEW AND CAME WITH A HEFTY PRICE TAG, WHICH OF COURSE MOST DO.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, in the average home, the quality of the indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than the air outdoors. In fact, poor air quality has been linked to such disorders as headaches, allergies, respiratory illnesses, asthma, endocrine disorders, internal acidity and even cancer. Therefore, to ensure the health of yourself and your family, you must continuously strive to improve the quality of the air you breathe, below are five eco-friendly ways to do so.
Conservation is one of the key aspects to a sustainable lifestyle, therefore, we must all do our small part to save more than we use, and to use enough without wasting. Perhaps the one good thing that came out of this year's drought is that it finally opened our eyes to the importance of nurturing our most important resource. Simply put, if we run out of clean, drinkable water, we will cease to exist, and although the earth is covered with the wet stuff, only about one percent of it is drinkable. Lucky for us, one percent is more than enough if we use it wisely. Below are a few easy ways to conserve water.
Last Week I wrote about 8 Simple Household Ingredients that you can use to clean your home. Instead of harsh store-bought cleaners, try some of these DIY green cleaning recipes to get your house squeaky clean with no toxic residue.
There is no better time to rid your home of harmful cleaning products, and replace them with your very own! Not only will they be much safer to use; they are more affordable, extremely versatile, and eco-friendly. Here are eight of Evergreen Cleaning Company's favorite ingredients.
Most people believe that their homes are a safe haven to the polluted outside world, when in fact it is quite the contrary. According to the US EPA, levels from pollutants indoors can be two to more than 100 times higher than outdoors, and the number one cause of indoor pollution are traditional home cleaning products. Many Americans assume that the household cleaning product industry is regulated, however this is largely not the case. Just because a product is labeled “safe,” “non-toxic,” "biodegradable," "eco-friendly," "natural," or “green” does not mean that it doesn't contain hazardous ingredients.