Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Tamey's rant - cleaning products

Just after I finished writing this months e-bulletin on bathroom cleaning I sat down to watch a bit of TV. The first commercial was about a very toxic cleaning product that has teamed up with another company who that is in the scent business - a toxic soup.

This commercial was all bright and sunny with the whole family cleaning with this product. What makes me crazy is that this company is so big and so wealthy that they can spend tones of money on an advertisement that aired at 9:00 pm. They are bamboozling people - What they failed to show is one of the kids having an asthma attach from the artificial scents.

Imagine if they invested the same amount of money in creating products that were not harmful to us and the environment. You never know. Right?

Tamey
Pure Know How

1 comment:

Barbara Staib said...

Going back to the basics of vinegar, bleach, ammonia and soap and water for cleaning will cut your cleaning supply budget significantly, give you more cupboard space and reduce your exposure to chemicals. Do remember never to mix bleach and ammonia; this a deadly combination.

There also are some terrific green cleaning products available that are non-toxic, biodegradable, environmentally safe and made from renewable resources (no petroleum). Choose GreenGuard Indoor Air Quality Certified Cleaners for wood or hard surfaced floors, cabinets, and counter tops, microfiber or cotton covered mops (covers machine wash and dry, don't add to land fills) and microfiber cleaning cloths (use with or without cleaning products). House cleaning will be easier and faster. These products will leave your home sparkling without endangering your family.