Tuesday, February 5, 2013

e-cloth ® - for the environment

Yes, using e-cloth® (e-cloth® is short for environmental cloth) is good for the environment... It's more than just a name - we're committed to changing cleaning habits to lower our chemical, toxic, and waste footprint.  You'll enjoy a cleaner house for less money at the same time!!!!
  • Once used, paper towels cannot be recycled and must go to landfill. (Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
  • Every day 3,000 tons of used paper towels are discarded in landfills. It takes 51,000 trees per day to replace the paper towels that are disposed of each day. (Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
  • The paper towel manufacturing process typically involves chlorine, a toxic chemical that releases carcinogenic dioxins and furans. (Source: grist.org)
  • No toxic information is available for more than 80% of the chemicals in every-day use products. (Source: National Research Council)

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