Archive for April 13, 2017
Here’s a disturbing number: only 30% of the 17,000 petrochemicals available for home and office use have been tested for exposure to the environment and human health. Why is that so disturbing? Because exposure to carcinogenic chemicals, which can be found in many household cleaning products, contribute to the 80% of cancers that are caused by environmental factors. Chemical cleaning products also contribute to indoor air pollution levels that can be as much as 100 times higher than the air pollution levels found outdoors. In fact, our indoor environments are also two to five times more toxic than our outdoor environment.
Imagine, the air in your own home or office being five times more toxic than the outside air. How clean really is clean? For all these reasons, many people are investing in e