Which Household Cleaners Contain Toxins? ALERT: Article Names Specific Products!

—By Jaeah Lee | Thu Nov. 17, 2011 9:19 AM PST Next time you walk down the cleaning product aisle at your local grocery store, take a closer look at those pretty labels wrapped around your favorite surface disinfectant. A new study out today reveals that numerous popular cleaner brands, including Glade, Clorox, Pine Sol, and the ostensibly [...]

By |2017-08-27T21:49:15+00:00December 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Beating Superbugs with a High-Tech Cleanser

As detailed in the article below, a microbiologist has created a microbial solution that can change the genetic make-up of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to make them sensitive (and more easily killable with regular antibiotics again. While this is great news for the healthcare industry, the environmental and infectious disease control aspect becomes more complicated. The formula [...]

By |2017-08-27T21:47:17+00:00December 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The 56 Best/Worst Similies

When we came across this post from a friend on Facebook, we though it was too priceless not to share: As submitted to the annual Washington Post contest over the years, and accumulated by journalist Bethany Amanda. Her eyes were like two brown circles with big black dots in the center. He was as tall as [...]

By |2017-08-27T21:41:08+00:00December 5th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The UK contract cleaning market

Okay, so maybe you don’t care so much what happens across the pond, but since they share our suffering in a recession, we wanted to see what we could learn from their experience. These are a few of the take-aways we value in this article: General Trends increased emphasis on products/processes that value the environment [...]

By |2017-08-27T21:35:53+00:00November 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Gas Pumps Among the Dirtiest Surfaces, study reveals

posted approx. October 19, 2011 Just in time for cold and flu season, new testing in six major U.S. cities reveals that gas pump and mailbox handles may be among the dirtiest surfaces Americans touch. The results, released today by Kimberly-Clark Professional, show that more than 60 percent of gas pump and mailbox handles and [...]

By |2017-08-27T21:31:46+00:00November 23rd, 2011|Uncategorized|

Great Inventions: Vacuum Cleaner, Dishwasher and Other Household Cleaning Devices

October 12, 2010 by Lindsey Chapman Housework: it’s not the most exciting part of a person’s day, but fortunately it’s not as hard to accomplish as it used to be. FindingDulcinea examines some of the inventions that have helped make household chores a breeze. The Dishwasher As society has gotten progressively busier, the time people have [...]

By |2017-08-27T19:27:39+00:00September 28th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Health & Wellness Benefits of Housework

The Health & Wellness Benefits of Housework (Including Preventing Breast Cancer According to New Study!) by www.SixWise.com There's more to housework than just keeping your home clean. As it turns out, housework may benefit your physical health in a variety of ways ... excellent motivation to tidy up! Roll up those sleeves and grab a sponge, [...]

By |2017-08-27T19:49:00+00:00September 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Tough Questions about DISINFECTANTS Answered: FAQs about an often misunderstood product category

Tough Questions About Disinfectants Answered FAQs about an often misunderstood product category. By Allen Rathey, Healthy House Institute In an era of H1N1 (swine flu), MRSA and other contagious illnesses that can be transmitted environmentally, and directly or indirectly by surfaces, disinfectants clearly have a place in our clean-for-health toolbox. Still, the use of disinfectants presents [...]

By |2017-08-27T19:26:03+00:00September 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|
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