Green Cleaning: By the Numbers

August 22, 2012 · Print This Article

Some Good knowledge about the Cleaning Industry 

Team Treehugger
January 30, 2007 

17,000: the number of petrochemicals available for home use, only 30 percent of which have been tested for exposure to human health and the environment. 
63: the number of synthetic chemical products found in the average American home, translating to roughly 10

gallons of harmful chemicals. 
100: the number of times higher that indoor air pollution levels can be above outdoor

air pollution levels, according to US EPA estimates. 
275: the number of active ingredients in antimicrobials that the EPA classifies as pesticides considering they are designed to kill microbes. 
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[Source] Cynthia


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