As we have children, I think more and more of us become more conscious about the toxins we use in our homes and put on our bodies. There are some great cleaning products on the shelves that are much gentler on us than our counterparts, but when you hit those shopping aisles, it can really overwhelming to know what to buy and what to avoid.
Terms like ‘eco friendly’ and ‘green’ appear so often on bottles of cleaners and laundry detergent, it can be easy to believe it and throw it in your cart. There is a marketing term called ‘greenwashing’ which is the process by which companies label things non-toxic when in fact the product still contains toxins. You can read more about that here. [Read more…]