The award-winning staff at Intek uses biodegradable cleaning products, and there are several “all-natural” solutions for your own household cleaning.
Did you know that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranks indoor air pollution as one of the top environmental dangers, with much of the pollution coming from regular cleaning products you probably use daily?
Here are five all-natural concoctions that will reduce air pollution in your home.
Made from plant oils (no animal products or chemical detergents), Castile Soap is a rugged cleaner that cuts through grease with easy. Popularized by the Dr. Bronner’s line of products, Castile cuts through grease and cleans.
Acidic in nature, vinegar effectively removes grease, soap scum and grime without harsh chemicals.
Natural lemon juice rids you of mildew, mold and grease, and can shine hard surfaces while also working as a pleasant air freshener.
Olive oil is a healthy cooking oil that can also be used to clean and polish.
Essential oils are used in aromatherapy but can also add a pleasant scent to homemade cleaning products (such as vinegar).
Harmful Effects of Household Cleaners
In addition to harming the environment, common chemical cleaners can cause headaches, fatigue, dizziness, eye irritation and more. Potential longterm effects include heart disease, respiratory disease and cancer. Reduce your use of these pollutants to improve the air quality in your home and help minimize longterm effects on the environment.
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Content Source: Greatist