Clean for Green…what does it mean?

The general understanding of eco-friendly or ‘green’ products is items that will not harm people, animals or the earth. Right? Sort of right. The truth is there are many reasons why cleaning products could be labelled as environmentally friendly, including:

The materials it contains

The way it’s produced

The manner in which it’s used

However, products that are 100% “Green” are usually:

Bio-Degradable

Recyclable

Non-Hazardous

Non-Toxic

Green products also reduce carbon footprint (won’t contribute to global warming, ozone layer depletion, aquatic toxicity or air pollution), are eco-friendly and includes biological cleaners. In addition, it helps to eliminate the need for toxic chemicals and special handling procedures.

No trade-offs for a green clean

When it comes to humans, the use of any one cleaning product—green or conventional—in small amounts and with proper ventilation probably won’t make you ill; however The Specialists’ product guidelines specify that ingredients in our products cannot be toxic to the user either immediately or when used over time and that cannot contribute to environmental problems. Green cleaners are often more expensive and have been known to require more elbow grease to achieve the same level of visual cleanliness. We have tested our products against top-rated conventional brands to make sure they clean comparably. And

Take charge of your own environmental footprint

Take care to exclude cleaning chemicals with known or suspected toxicities

Take care to exclude cleaning chemicals with known or suspected toxicities

Take care to exclude cleaning chemicals with known or suspected toxicities

Recycle!

Take the EarthDay Ecological Footprint Quiz and see

How you compare!