New Low-Impact Cleaning and Sanitizing Spray: GenEon Trio

As Activeion rocked the Chemical Free Cleaning world late last month, many cleaning companies who have built their low impact or chemical free cleaning methods around the hand-held sprayer began turning to each other asking: what else is there? What the Activeion Ionator brought to the home cleaning world (and to commercial and janitorial cleaning [...]

Video: Biofilm Formation

You know that smell that tells you something is rotten or growing mold? That’s a by-product of biofilm. When biofilm has grown large enough to be seen, it is usually described as a congealed or gelatin-like substance with an unpleasant odor. This video helps to show how biofilms form. Pay careful attention to the segment [...]

By | 2017-08-30T00:17:36+00:00 May 9th, 2012|Cleaning Biology, Modern Cleaning (the book)|

In praise of germs: Why common bugs are necessary for kids

It may seem like we are contradicting ourselves by sharing this article, but, in fact, we completely agree that our bodies require contact with both health-empowering bacteria (like the flora needed for digestion) and immune-building bacteria…the stuff that makes us sick for a little while but stronger in the long run. In general, we agree [...]

Womens’ chemical exposure during pregnancy promotes obesity in daughters

Apr 19, 2012 Full Study: Halldorsson, TI, D Rytter, LS Haug, BH Bech, I Danielsen, G Becher, TB Henriksen and SF Olsen. 2012. Prenatal exposure to perfluorooctanoate and risk of overweight at 20 years of age: A prospective cohort study. Environmental Health Perspectives. Synopsis by Glenys Webster Women exposed while in the womb to low levels of [...]

By | 2017-08-30T00:15:31+00:00 May 3rd, 2012|Cleaning Chemistry, Healthy Cleaning|

Liquid ozone offers sustainable, economical cleaning solution in Housing

Liquid ozone is one of the potentially more viable chemical free (or water only) cleaning options. Since the folding of Activeion Cleaning Solutions in late April 2012, more attention has been given to some of the alternative water-only cleaning solutions where either the science was not available or the delivery mechanism (i.e., the spray bottle) [...]