The use of green products for cleaning promotes a healthier environment for people and animals. Many commercial cleaners contain ingredients which can be toxic to children and pets such as ammonia and chlorine bleach. These substances are found in many products such as glass cleaner, multipurpose cleaners and laundry aids. While they do a great job of getting rid of dirt and grime, they can cause toxic fumes when used with other cleaners and may cause severe burns if it comes in contact with skin or eyes.
Eco-friendly cleaning products are manufactured from natural substances without chemical agents and are safe to use around the home. Natural ingredients like baking soda and hydrogen peroxide make great cleansers because they are non-toxic and can be used with other cleaning products with no fear of chemical reactions. Here are a few tips on what to look for when purchasing green cleaning products.
Green Cleaner Checklist:
Choosing to purchase green products is one way to help reduce the carbon footprint and use less of our natural resources. You can also be assured that the products in your home are safe for your family and will not cause any health problems later on in life.
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