A clean living space makes a house
a home, but using harsh chemicals can contaminate your home with toxins,
defeating the purpose of all that scrubbing, soaking, washing and dusting.
Exposure to chemicals common in household cleaners can have adverse effects on
your family’s health. Household cleaners can cause mild irritations, and have
also been linked to cancer and asthma. In addition, they’re responsible for
thousands of poisonings every year – mostly of children.
Chemical-laden cleaners pollute our
air and water, packing landfills and contaminating water sources and marine
habitats after being washed down sewer systems. Petroleum-based cleaners and
plastic packaging also help deplete nonrenewable natural resources.
Fortunately, nature provides simple, effective materials that clean and
disinfect naturally, leaving your home clean and safe. Just open your
cupboards – five simple, nontoxic items can handle all your household
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