What you can do: Buy fragrance-free laundry detergent and avoid air fresheners, fabric softeners, and dryer sheets.
What you can do: Mix your own cleaners; support companies that disclose what’s in their products and use simple ingredients, not harsh chemicals.
What you can do: Pick plant-based detergents that list all their ingredients.
What you can do: Get your hands wet—clean your own “dry clean only” clothes using a proper in-home method.
What you can do: Look for certifications, not marketing claims, to gauge a product's true environmental impact.
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What you can do: Pick the disinfectant that's both effective and won't have long-term health or environmental effects.
What you can do: Clean your home and/or work environment and enjoy the psychological benefits—but use natural cleaners that won't expose your family to toxic chemicals.
What you can do: Clean your home with homemade cleaners, and be suspicious of ingredients lists that don't explain what's in the product.
What you can do: Avoid installing wooden toilet seats on your commode, and use natural cleaners instead of harsh ones to avoid a rash from contact with the toilet seat.