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3 Easy Steps to Get Rid of Bacteria in the Home

Posted by Kaitlin on Dec 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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How to Get Rid of Bacteria in Your Home

When it comes to maintaining a clean home, the battle against bacteria is the greatest challenge for many of us. From your toilet and bathtub to your kitchen drain and kitchen sponge, bacteria is everywhere.

But if bacteria are invisible to the naked eye, how do we clean what we can’t see?

That’s where we come in. We’re here to give you a few tried and true tips to sanitize your house and keep bacteria at bay.

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Topics: chores, Clean Consciously, cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, everyday cleaning, green products, clean environment, cleaning, safer products

Is Your Home Toxic? How to Up Your Indoor Toxin Removal Game

Posted by Kaitlin on Dec 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Here’s how to reduce indoor air pollution

Toxic chemicals are all around us – in the water we drink, the food we eat and the air we breathe. In fact, according to a recent report released by the Environmental Working Group, up to 100 million Americans could have contaminated drinking water.

We’re not saying this to scare you, but we believe it’s important to be aware of the toxins around you so you can limit your exposure. The good news is that by making different lifestyle choices, you can significantly reduce the number of toxins you come into contact with.

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Topics: Clean Consciously, cleaning routine, Healthy Living, Sustainable Shopping, clean environment, cleaning, safer products, sustainable, toxins

12 Swaps You Can Make to Embrace Plastic Free Living

Posted by Kaitlin on Nov 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Reducing Plastic as a Family Is Easy. Here's how.

Is life without plastic possible? Yes, and rest assured, reducing your own plastic footprint is not only possible, but it’s actually quite easy to accomplish with a few minor lifestyle changes.

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Topics: green products, plasticfree, Sustainability, Sustainable Shopping, greenliving, plastic-free, safer products, Shopping

Top 5 Tips to Reduce Chemicals, Dust and Toxins in Your Home

Posted by Kaitlin on Nov 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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5 Ways to Make Your Home Less Toxic

Your home is a safe haven for family fun, nurturing and daily care, so the environment should be just as safe, right? Creating a healthy and less-toxic home environment is essential to feeling better and nurturing your family.

Take the necessary steps to improve your home’s environment with just five simple steps.

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Topics: Clean Consciously, Cleaning Tips, everyday cleaning, Going Green, green products, Healthy Living, maketheswitch, Sustainability, clean environment, greenliving, Millennials, safer products

The Top 5 Dangers of Bleach

Posted by Kaitlin on Oct 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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5 Reasons to Ditch the Bleach and Clean Green

Bleach is known as “chlorine bleach” or even “sodium hypochlorite,” can be found in nearly every household or office. When it comes to dirty jobs, whether it’s cleaning a moldy bathroom, disinfecting surfaces, or getting stains out of laundry, people often reach for bleach. As one of the oldest and most common household products, it’s tough getting people to ditch bleach.

Bleach is made when chlorine and caustic soda (also known as lye) are combined. Both are very potent. Its potency is what has made it so attractive in the cleaning market.

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Topics: Clean Consciously, cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, everyday cleaning, Going Green, maketheswitch, cleaning, green cleaning, safer products

How to Choose Asthma Safe Cleaning Products

Posted by Kaitlin on Oct 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Some Cleaning Products Cause Asthma Outbreaks, So You Should Stop Using the Ones That Do

Many of us take breathing for granted, but anyone who suffers from asthma, or has a loved one who does, knows the challenges asthma sufferers face nearly every day. They recognize the importance of keeping a clean home and doing everything they can to prevent an asthma attack. That means getting rid of dust, dirt, pollen, and anything else that can trigger an asthma outbreak. Unfortunately, however, many asthmatics are unknowingly using cleaning products that are contributing to their condition.

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Topics: Clean Consciously, VOC, Volatile Organic Compounds, Healthy Living, asthma, clean environment, cleaning, green cleaning, greenliving, safer products

Want a Cleaner Home? Break these 5 Habits.

Posted by Kaitlin on Oct 9, 2018 10:28:00 PM

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How to Have a Cleaner Home

Some of the biggest challenges with keeping a home clean are our habits and bad routines. Think to yourself, what are you doing around the house, when you walk in, after you eat, or after use the bathroom? I’m sure you’ll come up with a few habits that are contributing to a messy, dirty home. Rest assured, there are some easy ways to break old habits and kickstart a routine towards a stress-free a cleaner environment.

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Topics: chores, Cleaning Tips, green products, clean environment, cleaning, greenliving, safer products

Green Living 101: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Plastic Use in Your Home

Posted by Kaitlin on Sep 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Your Plastic-Free Home Journey Starts Today

When it comes to sustainable living, having a plastic-free home can seem like an impossible task. Go ahead - take a look around and count how many plastic items you see. If you found a few, don’t feel guilty! Plastic is everywhere.

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Topics: Going Green, green products, maketheswitch, Ocean Plastic, Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Sustainable Shopping, clean environment, cleaning, greenliving, Inspiration, Packaging Education, safer products, Shopping, Social Plastic, sustainable packaging

Your New Home Cleaning Checklist

Posted by Lauren Simonelli on Sep 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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How to Clean Your New Home Before You Unpack a Single Box

Moving into a new home is an exciting, stressful time. After hours of organizing and packing, you want nothing more than to a walk into a space that’s meticulous, a space that looks, feels, and smells like your own. That being said, cleaning an entire house is a big project to tackle.

To make your life easier, we’ve created a step-by-step cleaning checklist for every part of your home.

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Topics: cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, environment, everyday cleaning, green products, Healthy Living, clean environment, cleaning, green cleaning, safer products

Sustainable Brands: Why Sustainability is Important for Every Company

Posted by Lauren Simonelli on Sep 14, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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The #1 Reason Your Brand Should Be Sustainable

Fortunately, there’s a lot that both consumers, and most importantly brands, can do. But to start making progress, we need a collaborative effort between the people who are purchasing products and the organizations and companies who offer them.

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Topics: Going Green, green products, maketheswitch, clean environment, greenliving, safer products

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