HOW TO: Steer Clear of Toxic Chemicals for Greener and Healthier Spring Cleaning

by , 03/16/14
filed under: eco kids, Inhabitots

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Spring cleaning is supposed to help preserve a healthy and happy home, but disturbing discoveries about toxic household cleaners make us wonder if our annual ritual actually does more harm than good. Even worse, a 2012 study by the Silent Spring Institute revealed that avoiding harmful chemicals can be near impossible because our everyday products are often mislabeled. But fear not–we’ve created a list of ways to help you stay green while keeping your house squeaky clean. Follow the link below for tips on how to stay away from those nasty chemicals for a healthier and more natural spring cleaning season.


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