Why Using Eco-Friendly  Household Cleaning Products  Do Matter

Why Using Eco-Friendly Household Cleaning Products Do Matter

The motivation behind using eco-friendly household cleaning products is more than just caring for our Mother Earth. More often than not, most people turn to using eco-friendly household cleaning products is because them and/or their loved ones are suffering from allergies, with eczema being the most common example. Compared to adults, young infants and children are much more vulnerable to the harmful effects of chemical pollutants as they are growing and developing rapidly.

The foods that we eat (especially processed foods), homes, work places, and even the air that we breathe in are sources of toxic chemical contamination. In fact, our home is one of the top sources of many toxic chemicals:

  • Household products like detergents and the various cleaning agents for glass, wood, metal, ovens and toilets may contain hazardous chemicals such as ammonia, sulfuric and phosphoric acids and formaldehyde. When not properly handled, these products can make the home environment a dangerous place, especially for young children.

  • Home furnishings, such as carpets, curtains and some furniture, may be treated with potentially-dangerous chemicals that contain volatile organic compounds which may be emitted into the air.

  • Some play sets and toys may be treated with toxic chemicals, are made from toxic plastics, or include hazardous materials. The more time these children spend playing with them, the higher their exposure to toxic chemicals, therefore, the greater a risk these toys are to their health.

Common negative side effects that can result from toxic chemical exposure, include breaking out into rashes, dizziness, migraines and eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation (including asthma). Plus some of these chemical agents may be harmful when inhaled or ingested accidentally.

That’s why VitaKids is pleased to introduce to you — Earth Friendly ProductsTM.

Knowing: Earth Friendly ProductsTM

  • Made from the goodness of plants using zero-waste guidelines.
  • Their products are thoughtfully formulated to clean powerfully without harsh chemicals, dyes, or synthetics.
  • Do not cause harm when inhaled and/or touched.
  • Earth Friendly ProductsTM do not test their products on animals.
  • Their products are readily biodegradable, greywater & septic safe, and made using 100% renewable energy.
  • Earth Friendly ProductsTM are just as effective as mainstream products. In fact, their products have been 3rd party tested to prove their efficacy equivalence of mainstream products.

Earth Friendly Products
TM are pioneer in creating safe, effective, household cleaning agents, and boast a list of achievements.

  • Awarded 2017 Safer Choice U.S. Partner of the Year by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Received 2017 Dual Award for Commitment to Protecting Mothers and Children.
  • Received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s prestigious 2016 WasteWise Small Business Partner of the Year award for leadership in reducing waste, practicing environmental stewardship, and implementing sustainable materials management.
  • The first manufacturer to achieve Carbon Neutrality, Water Neutrality and Zero Waste Platinum Certification

VitaKids Recommends

Kitchen Products

  • Baby Bottle Wash: Cleans baby's dishes and bottles safely and effectively. Can be used on baby’s utensils too!

  • Dishmate: Concentrated dishwashing product with powerful, plant-derived cleaning agents. A few drops on your sponge can clean a sinkful of dishes! Plus, it doubles as a hand soap too! Scented with pure, natural plant oils (almond/pear/grapefruit/lavender). A scent-free version is available for those with for skin &/or fragrance sensitivities.

Laundry Products

  • ECOS®: Safe for use on colours and whites, ECOS® is a concentrated laundry detergent that is made with plant-derived cleaning agents. Comes with a built-in fabric softener and is free from dyes, formaldehyde, phosphates, dioxane, and other harmful ingredients that are commonly found in most commercial laundry detergents. ECOS® works well in all water temperatures, and is suitable on all types of fabrics.

  • Oxo-Brite (Non-chloride Bleach): Remove stains, brighten colours, and whiten your clothes using the mineral-based power of Oxo-Brite! Great as a everyday laundry booster to whiten, brighten and deodorize your wash, spot cleaner on carpets/cushioning/clothing, or as a rescue treatment for tough old stains and dingy laundry. Includes a scooping tool for easy measuring.

Household Products

  • Orange Plus / Parsley Plus All Purpose Cleaner: Get almost any surface clean! Use it on sealed stone, hardwood floors, painted surfaces, linoleum, vinyl, porcelain, chrome, stainless steel, wood – almost any surface you can think of.

  • Hand Soap: Earth Friendly Products’ hand soap gently cleanses and softens your hands with non-drying, plant-derived cleaning agents. In addition, the bottle comes with a built-in, easy-to-use dispenser for your convenience. Plus it is hypoallergenic too!

Bathroom Products

  • Creamy Cleanser: A cream-based cleanser to keep sinks, bathtubs, and toilets sparkling clean and polished.

  • Shower Cleaner: ECOS™ Shower Cleaner uses powerful, soothing tea tree oil to keep your shower fresh and clean. Remove smudges, soap scum and stains with a quick spray-and-wipe, or spray a little on shower walls, tile, fixtures and tubs to help prevent yucky buildup.
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