The cleaning products you use become part of the environment you live in. You breathe them in, you touch them, you wash your plates with them, then they wash down the drain. How much of a difference do eco-friendly cleaning products make?
I became hyper-conscious of product ingredients when I was pregnant and tried to stay away from excess preservatives and food colouring when food shopping. But I had a nagging feeling that my cleaning kit also needed an overhaul.
The disinfectants and all-purpose cleaners I had come to rely on were leaving my hands red and dry and their chemical scents were overpowering. So I began investigating what was in my favourite cleaning products and eventually came upon some eco-friendly alternatives: