Cleaning, Cleaning & Disposal, Home and Garden, Services
This is a sponsored article from SustainabilityTracker.com member Toucan Eco.
Conscious of the harmful chemicals and all the single-use plastic packaging that comes with the cleaning products you’re using? The good news is, it’s never too late to make a positive change to minimise your environmental impact. We know first-hand how cleaning has changed over the last 18 months during the pandemic – one result being the increase in single use plastic, disposable products and chemical waste. While cleanliness is essential, it is equally important to consider the products we use to achieve it. Traditional cleaning products often contain harmful chemicals that can have adverse effects on our health and the environment. As awareness grows about the potential risks associated with these products, many people are turning to natural cleaning alternatives. Check out our five reasons why using natural cleaning products is a smart choice for your home and the planet.
Conventional cleaning products often contain harsh chemicals that can pose risks to our health. These chemicals can irritate the skin, eyes, and respiratory system, triggering allergies or respiratory problems. In contrast, natural cleaning products are typically made from plant-based ingredients, essential oils, and other organic components. They are free from toxic substances like ammonia, chlorine, and phthalates, making them safer for both humans and pets. Believe it or not, our products are made from nothing but water, salt and electricity and demonstrate serious effectiveness.
Conventional cleaning products can have detrimental effects on the environment. When these products are used and disposed of, the chemicals they contain can find their way into water systems, polluting rivers, lakes, and oceans. Natural cleaning products, on the other hand, are biodegradable and less harmful to aquatic life. By opting for natural alternatives, you can minimise your ecological footprint and contribute to a healthier planet for future generations.
Traditional cleaning products often release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the air. VOCs contribute to indoor air pollution and can lead to respiratory issues, headaches, and other health problems. Natural cleaning products, however, are formulated with ingredients that are non-toxic and emit fewer or no VOCs. By choosing natural options, you can help improve the air quality in your home and reduce the risk of respiratory ailments.
Many people suffer from allergies or sensitivities to certain chemicals commonly found in traditional cleaning products. These reactions can range from mild irritations to severe allergic responses. Natural cleaning products are generally hypoallergenic, as they are made from gentle, plant-derived ingredients. They are less likely to trigger allergic reactions or irritate sensitive skin, making them a perfect choice for individuals with allergies or sensitivities.
Some may have concerns that natural cleaning products may not be as effective as their conventional counterparts. This is a myth! Advancements in natural cleaning technology have led to highly efficient and powerful products that can tackle various cleaning tasks. At Toucan Eco, we offer natural cleaning solutions that utilise the power of electrolyzed water, an eco-friendly and effective disinfectant —while eliminating the need for single-use plastic bottles. These products provide a thorough clean while eliminating bacteria and viruses, giving you peace of mind and a sparkling clean home.
Making the switch to natural cleaning products is a conscious decision that can benefit both your health and the environment. Embrace the power of nature and make the switch to natural cleaning products today.
This is an article from a SustainabilityTracker.com Member. The views and opinions we express here don’t necessarily reflect our organisation.