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Green Cleaning Products

Keep­ing your home clean and safe for you and your fam­ily is your top pri­or­ity. What prod­ucts you use to clean your home should be a major con­sid­er­a­tion as well. When choos­ing a clean­ing agent it’s impor­tant to read the ingre­di­ents to avoid toxic chem­i­cals that may be harm­ful to your health. You want to look for prod­ucts that are non-toxic, biodegrad­able and made from renew­able resources, not petroleum.

Many pop­u­lar brands are now cre­at­ing green ver­sions of their prod­ucts so clean­ing green today is eas­ier than ever. For a more nat­ural method try using vine­gar and bak­ing soda which can be used to clean just about anything!

For help in find­ing green clean­ing prod­ucts for your home, view the links below.

Clean­ing Green

Please note that the prod­ucts listed here are pro­vided for infor­ma­tional pur­poses only and do not rep­re­sent any endorse­ment by Howard County Gov­ern­ment.

http://www.epa.gov/oppt/epp/pubs/cleaning.htm

http://www.grist.org/article/possessions-cleaning

Green Prod­ucts

Please note that the prod­ucts listed here are pro­vided for infor­ma­tional pur­poses only and do not rep­re­sent any endorse­ment by Howard County Government.

EPA Reg­is­tered Green Clean­ing Products

http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/projects/formulat/formpart.htm

Home­made green clean­ing prod­ucts
http://www.thedailygreen.com/green-homes/latest/green-cleaning-spring-cleaning-460303

Sev­enth Gen­er­a­tion
http://www.seventhgeneration.com

Sim­ple Green
http://www.simplegreen.com

20 Mule Team Borax
http://www.20muleteamlaundry.com

Green Tip

Clean your lint filter.Reduce fire hazard, increase dryer efficiency, and save money.