Eco-friendly Tips for Your Office Space

Going green at the office is just as important as going green at home. There are some easy eco-friendly things to incorporate into your daily routine that will benefit the planet and your overall health. Adding plants to your office space not only brings some of nature indoors and looks good, but it also cleans […]

A Few Easy Ways to Go Eco-Friendly

With a growing number of people increasing their awareness regarding the health of their environment and asking questions about how each of us can make changes to contribute, here are a few things you can start with to make your transition to a more eco-friendly lifestyle (if you haven’t already): Switch to Off It is […]

Why Green Cleaning is So Important for Schools

Every day, an estimated 60 million students and staff members spend time in schools across the United States, representing approximately 20 percent of our nation’s population. Alarmingly, many of them are being exposed to polluted indoor aid, including lead, asbestos, chemical fumes, pesticides, molds and other toxins on a daily basis at these schools. Introducing […]

Green Cleaning Data and Tips

There are an overwhelming number of toxic chemicals in regular household cleaners. Just to offer some perspective, here is some data regarding household and institutional cleaners, such as those used to clean schools: A janitor uses an average of 23 gallons of chemicals each year; 25 percent of which are hazardous. The institutional cleaning industry […]

Benefits of Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

Cleaning products are everywhere in our homes. They are on dishes, countertops, furniture, clothing, floors, carpet, windows and floating through the air in our homes. Most cleaning products on the market are made with petroleum and other harsh chemicals, which can be toxic to you, your family and pets. As the health and environmental impacts […]

Clutter

Grab a box. Do a walk through of the house with the box and fill it with 3 types of items: Junk, Donations, and Misplaced items.   JUNK: Toss out the items today. No going back, no “dumpster diving” later on to retrieve items.   DONATIONS: Most places will pick up items for free if […]

Dusting Tips

Start at the highest levels, and knock dust downward as you go. I know, it’s not a fun job… they do make a tool that cleans ceiling fans – or you could try a swiffer type dust magnet to reduce the amount of flying grossness… If you have allergies, have someone else help you! And […]

Grime

Light switches and door jambs can get pretty yucky… Greasy, oily finger and hand prints are everywhere if you don’t stay up on it. Even if you do, the germs are always there so wipe ’em away regularly and try to keep it as part of your weekly routine.

Dirt: The Bottom Line

Now that the dust has settled downward: Sweep, Vacuum, Mop. That’s why we start up high, and work our way downward. If you only follow these few tips, you’re off to a great start! The deeper you look the more you’ll find. Maybe you need to spread it out – and go room by room […]