Home Detox - Part II

Part II of my seasonal home detox - focused on cleaning and cleaning products.

PREVIOUSLY USED PRODUCT

 

PRODUCT NOW USING

Seventh Generation Dish Soap

BabyGanics Dish Soap
 
  • rated A at ewg’s guide to healthy cleaning (EGHC)
  • I had used this product several years ago but found that it did not cut grease very well, since then this has improved
  • price: 35¢/ounce
Biokleen Stain & Odor Eliminator

Puracy Stain Remover
  • rated B at EGHC
  • ​asthma/respiratory concerns, allergies & skin irritation, developmental & reproductive toxicity, cancer concerns
  • price: 38¢/ounce
 
  • unrated at EGHC
  • ​plant based cleaners
  • no SLS, petrochemicals, caustics, phosphates, animal by-products, chlorine, dyes or optical brighteners
  • price: 48¢/ounce
Charlie’s Soap Laundry Powder

Biokleen Laundry Powder
  • rated D at EGHC
  • ​concerns for aquatic toxicity, respiratory effects, organ effects, non-disclosure of other surfactant ingredients
  • price: $6.06/lb
 
  • rated A at EGHC
  • ​mild concern in regards to irritation due to grapefruit seed extract
  • price: $1.90/lb
Charlie’s Soap Surface Cleaner

Orange Plus All Purpose Cleaner
  • rated F at EGHC
  • ​concerns for aquatic toxicity, repiratory and systemic/organ effects, non-disclosure of other surfactant ingredients
  • price: 25¢/ounce
 
  • rated A at EGHC
  • ​mild concern in regards to citrus peel oil
  • price: 18¢/ounce

Still Using

 

New addition

Hamilton Beach True Air Allergen-reducing Air Cleaner

 + 

Rabbit Air Ultra Quiet HEPA Air Purifier
  • 160 square feet
  • Permanent HEPA-grade filter removes airborne allergens
  • Filter can be vacuumed clean; no replacement filters to buy
  • 3 Ultra-quiet speed settings; tower design; simple control knob
  • works horizontally & vertically
  • Measures 8-1/2 by 6 by 13-1/2 Inch
  • price: $44.99
 
  • 550 square feet
  • HEPA and charcola-based activated carbon filters last up to 3 yrs, 12 hrs daily operation
  • pre-filter is washable
  • ultra quiet motor, 5 speeds
  • energy star certified
  • 5 year warranty, 24/7 lifetime technical support
  • price: $369.95
Dyson Animal Slim

 +

VonHaus Upright Stick & Handheld Vacuum w/ HEPA & Sponge Filtration
  • power-efficient cordless vacuum
  • ultra-fine conductive carbon fiber brushes clean hard floors, rotating nylon brushes remove dirt from carpets
  • reaches underneath beds and sofas/couches
  • 20 minutes of run time
  • charger, docking station, mini motorized floor tool, combination brush/wide debris nozzle tool, crevice tool
  • 2 year parts & labor warranty
  • 10.2 lbs
  • price: $319.99
 
  • light-weight
  • incredible suction power
  • 600W Stick vacuum cleaner
  • 1.2-Liter dust capacity, detach and empty
  • HEPA & Sponge Filtration
  • 16ft power cord, crevic tool, small brush attachment, hose adaptor, shoulder strap
  • 6.2 lbs
  • price: $39.99

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