Category Archives: green cleaning

Disinfectant Overkill, Our Health and Alternatives

Women’s Voices for the Earth (a great organization with lots of resources on their website) has published a report “Disinfectant Overkill” about what disinfectants are linked to health problems. In it, they explain why hospital cleanliness standards for the average … Continue reading

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Dr. Bronner’s Activism Campaign Against Fake Organic Brands

Whew! Why is it so hard for us to believe? It is very disappointing to hear about so much greenwashing going on. Consumers, we have to be on our toes! Dr. Bronner’s press release: Top-selling natural soap brand Dr. Bronner’s … Continue reading

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EWG Tests over 20 Cleaners used in Schools

School Cleaners Test Results EWG tested over 20 cleaners used in schools in California, and detected hundreds of air contaminants not listed as ingredients by manufacturers. Further testing shows that cleaning a model classroom using 3 widely used, certified green … Continue reading

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EWG’s Tips on Safer Handwashing and Avoiding Toxic Exposures

How to Clean Your Hands without Toxic Exposures Great tips from the Environmental Working Group Get the Tips

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E-Book: What’s in This Stuff?: The Hidden Toxins in Everyday Products and What You Can Do About Them

Read for free on Google Books by Patricia Thomas Download on Google Books HERE.

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New: Getting Out of the Chemical Soup T-Shirts

I’m not a graphic artist but I enjoy creating designs. These are available for purchase in the US and Canada. Printed with non-toxic ink. Organic T’s available. Shop here.

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Free Download- The Non-Toxic House

The Non-Toxic House by Louise Samways From her website: Almost all of our household and workplace furnishings and surfaces – as well as our clothing, toiletries, cleaners, food and drinking water – contain often harmful chemicals. With poor ventilation, dampness, … Continue reading

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