So often when shopping I've strayed away from the items I normally used to look at others which appeared to contain less chemicals but still cleaned just as well. I never felt that I got the same results and quickly returned to the chemical laden cleaners.
It's frustrating knowing that the items you drop into your shopping cart are unsafe for your family...relying on your instincts to weigh the risks. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to make shopping for these items a simpler and surer task.
In fact, the EPA has run a safe product campaign for many years, highlighting the risks associated with things like all-purpose cleaners, care products, dish soaps, floor cleaners, laundry products and tub & tile cleaners.
But now the agency has stepped up its drive, with major producers and retailers like Clorox, Walmart, Jelmar/CLR, Earth Friendly Products, Bissel, Wegmans, and hundreds of others agreeing to start putting what they call Safer Choice products on supermarket she ...
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