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The harmful uses of regular cleaning products vs green cleaning products

02 Apr 2024 12:09 AM | Javier Borceguin

It is no secret that regular cleaning products have the potential to create harm within humans and the environment. Green cleaning on the other hand is the best way to go about cleaning for your business and for your customers because of the benefits that come along with it. With regular cleaning products, there are chemicals within it such as irritants that could do damage to the skin, lungs, and eyes if they are misused. 

It is the best way to go about cleaning through green cleaning because of the benefits that comer along with it. The main benefit being that the health of you and your employees is maintained with the proper knowledge and training received for green cleaning. For example, one product known to cause irritation to humans is chlorine bleach. This chemical has the potential to do some real damage if used. Green cleaning has good alternatives compared to chlorine bleach so that the dangers are not present

Another example of a dangerous everyday chemical used in regular cleaning is isopropyl alcohol, which can be found in glass cleaners. It is no secret that isopropyl alcohol has the power to irritate skin, eyes, nose, and throat if mishandled. Green cleaning products also have an alternative to this chemical so that you, your workers, and the environment stay safe while you work. 

Some all-purpose cleaners can also include 2-butoxyethanol which can cause headaches, confusion, and irritation to the human senses if mishandled by your or your employees. Green cleaning products do better by providing something else to do an even better job of cleaning while you and your employees steer clear from the harmful damage of these chemicals.

Sodium hypochlorite/chlorine found in some bathroom cleaners can also do some harm to you and your employees since it could severely irritate your skin, cause eye damage, and cause shortness of breath. Green cleaning products available to you can eliminate the need for using harmful chemicals and do a better job overall!

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