Sustainability

Green Cleaning 101 - A Guide to a Safer Home

Green Cleaning 101 - A Guide to a Safer Home

 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.