Sustainable living is not only about what food you eat and how you grow the food you eat and how you manage your waste. Sustainable living is also taking care about what you let into your homes, especially in your cleaning products.
The cleaning products you use at home are also making you fall ill and making the indoor air quality in your home poor and damaging our environment and contaminating our water supplies. Switch to a greener alternative.
Hospitals and cleanrooms need 100% sterile, germ-free environments for effective functioning and this is why they need regular disinfecting. But the same is not true for our homes.
Our endocrine systems ensure that our bodies self-regulate by releasing hormones essential for metabolism, growth and development and tissue function, among other things. But the chemical-based cleaners we use at home are not just harming our environment at home, they are also endangering our endocrine systems, affecting our health on many levels.
Most food we consume nowadays is contaminated in some way or another. Not just processed foods, but even fresh produce. And one of the major contributors to this chemical contamination are the cleaning agents we use at home.
Everywhere you go, you will see the virtues of antibacterial cleaning being touted by all and sundry. But the entire antibacterial approach to cleaning is actually causing us more harm than we know and we need to ask ourselves if antibacterial chemicals deserve a place in our homes, offices and environment.
Many household cleaning products – not limited to floor and bathroom cleaners alone – are loaded with combinations of harmful chemicals with proven ill-effects on human and animal health and also the environment. Here are the most harmful ones you need to watch out for.
Chemical-laden floor cleaners don’t clean your homes. They disinfect them. Which is not a good thing. Because you are also killing off the bacteria that are good for you. And these chemicals are actively harming you. Which is why we innovated floor cleaning with ThinkSafe.
We live in a time where people are increasingly conscious of the impact of their actions on the environment and on personal health. And yet, we clean our toilets with chemicals that harm us and the environment equally. That is why we innovated safe toilet cleaning with ThinkSafe.