Are Compostable Cleaning Wipes Worth The Buy?

Disposable cleaning wipes have become a staple of modern life. In 2020, at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, disposable disinfectant wipes were among the most sought after — and most hoarded — commodities as we raced to protect ourselves, our families, and our homes from viral contamination.  However, the convenience of disposable wipes comes with a significant environmental cost. Billions of disposable wipes make it to our landfills and oceans every year, many of which contain plastics that do not break down and harsh disinfecting chemicals that can leech ...

2021-09-20T18:55:15+00:00 September 21st, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

7 Sustainable Swaps To Make In The Bedroom

Although most of us don’t quite achieve the goal of spending ⅓ of our lives sleeping, most of us spend more time in the bedroom than in any other room of the house, even if much of it is spent unconscious.  Our bedrooms have a long history. According to National Geographic, the oldest known “bed” in the world was discovered in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, dating back a whopping 77,000 years. Although that bed was made of sustainable leaves and grasses, our beds and bedrooms have changed quite a bit over ...

2021-09-15T14:41:28+00:00 September 16th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

The Perils of Paper Towels

After a spill or mess in the kitchen, many people instinctively reach for a roll of paper towels. Paper towels are incredibly commonplace, particularly in the United States. In fact, it is estimated that Americans spend more than $5.7 billion on them per year. However, while paper towels may be convenient, they are also damaging to the environment — and it’s important to look for more sustainable, reusable, and all around eco-friendly alternatives.  The Impact of Paper Towels Paper towels are big business. Globally, we all spend more than $12 ...

2021-07-26T16:51:05+00:00 August 2nd, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

What Are HEPA Filters, And How Do They Work?

No matter how thoroughly we clean the surfaces within our homes, one fact remains — our most-used spaces are not truly clean until the air we breathe inside them is clean. Air purifiers can make the air in our homes smell better, reduce allergies, and may even help to reduce the circulation of viruses in the air — including the COVID-19 virus. The gold standard for at-home air purifiers has long been the HEPA filter. And while you may have seen the acronym around your favorite cleaning blogs — including ...

2021-07-19T17:26:03+00:00 July 26th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

6 Eco-Friendly Ideas for the Laundry Room

Love it or hate it, laundry is just one of those chores that has to get done. After all, we all need clean clothes to wear, and nobody likes to see piles of garments taking up space on the bedroom floor. And while doing the laundry can be tedious, getting it done is often the first step to a cleaner and more organized home — and you can feel good about doing it, knowing that there are lots of green solutions that can make this practice more environmentally friendly! Doing ...

2021-07-08T12:45:11+00:00 July 12th, 2021|Commercial Cleaning|