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Even though this spring may not feel very different from our exceptionally warm winter, it’s still time to do a little spring cleaning. But be careful – cleaning products are actually among the most significant sources of exposure to toxic … Continue reading
A lot of the discussions around the GoodGuide office touch on why people buy specific products. In most cases, a purchase decision comes down to price, efficacy, and convenience. Only recently has health impact really been a serious factor and, … Continue reading
Lemony-fresh. Pine-scented. Clean cotton. These smells we associate with cleaning products are rapidly becoming part of the old guard and making way for a cleaning aisle that smells more like the beauty aisle. Now, cleaning products tout scents like “basil” and … Continue reading
The American Cleaning Institute (formerly known as the Soap & Detergent Association) announced a major change this week. Members of the ACI have agreed to voluntarily reduce phosphates in household dishwashing detergents to a maximum of 0.5 percent. Phosphates were … Continue reading
Green chemistry is now a hot topic in California. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed two green chemistry bills in Sacramento on September 29 in an effort to create greener products through the transformation of the state’s regulation of chemicals.