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Your Mattress: What Are You Sleeping On?

Recently, a local news channel ran a special report “What’s Inside Your Old Mattress?” I would not have necessarily thought about replacing a mattress unless there was some problem. I just felt that the saying ‘If its over eight its time to replace’ was just a cute marketing saying designed to get me to replace […]

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Microfiber: Get Your Cleaning Done Effectively

When it comes to getting things cleaned, have you tried using microfiber cleaning cloths? Environmentally friendly and effective, a high quality microfiber cloth helps to eliminate germs, save you money and clean in less time. Microfiber Cleans Better Most of us have a love hate relationship when it comes to cleaning. Getting ready for your […]

Earth Day

Earth Day

Earth Day is just two days away. It began in 1970, when 22 million Americans celebrated clean air, land and water. The goal back then, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), was to force the environment as a national issue. All of this started before there were laws limiting pollution, no Clean Air Act, […]

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Green Cleaning with Melamine

When the phrase “green cleaning” comes up, it’s often in regards to the chemicals used to clean certain areas and surfaces. Going green also involves the tools you use. We previously wrote about re-usable items including dusters and flat mops that can be washed hundreds of times. There is also another tool you can use […]

Earth Day

Green Cleaning

More Americans are going green. That’s great news. A recent survey found that 78% of US consumers buy green products and services, up from 69% a year ago. The top reasons are the environment and health. When many people think about going green, their first thoughts are related to things like chemicals and recycling. Many […]

Chemical-Free Oven Cleaning

Chemical-Free Oven Cleaning

If you cook, chances are that at some point, your food has boiled over, leaving a mess in the oven. There are oven cleaning chemicals available, but every time I’ve used them, the chemicals get caught in my lungs, causing me to go into a coughing fit. While businesses and restaurants are required to use […]

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Reusable vs. Disposable Cleaning Products

Going green is the hot way to do everything right now. It’s good for the environment and your bottom line because you won’t need to replace items as frequently. That includes within the cleaning industry. There are a growing number of machine washable, reusable products like dusters and mops on the market. The problem for […]

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Five Steps for Restaurant Sustainability

Many restaurants are looking for new ways to go green and maintain sustainable business practices. A main method of going green in the restaurant industry is by utilizing locally-sourced foods from nearby farms and other suppliers. However, there are other methods businesses can use to go green, including in their cleaning and sanitation efforts. 1. […]

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Seven Green Cleaning Tips for Homes & Businesses

Green cleaning is a popular concept. Whether it’s making your own cleaning supplies using natural ingredients or choosing reusable cleaning tools, there are ways out there for everyone to become a little greener. Here are seven simple green cleaning  tips for homes and businesses: Invest in reusable supplies. I mentioned this above; finding tools you […]