The Perils of Plastic: What to Know for 2021

As anyone who has spoken to me about green cleaning knows, this is something I am incredibly talkative and passionate about! And one topic that I’ll bring up again and again is just how harmful our dependence on plastic is for our planet.  I thought it might be good to take some time to dedicate a blog post to the perils of plastic, so I can share some of the more important information we all need to know in one convenient spot. 

2021-02-22T16:03:00+00:00 March 1st, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Best Environmentally Friendly Kitchen Sponge Alternatives

Here at Sweeping Dimensions, we believe that every person has a part to play in helping build a more sustainable society. There are lots of actions that we can all take right now to help ensure a safer, cleaner, and healthier planet in the future — including being extremely mindful about the cleaning tools we use in our homes.  One simple, sustainable cleaning swap you can make in 2021 also has to deal with one of the most bacteria-covered items in any home. That’s right, we’re talking about kitchen sponges! ...

2021-02-15T15:51:01+00:00 February 22nd, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

7 Products for Sustainable Self-Care

After a year like 2020, we all deserve the chance to rest, relax, and spend some time focusing on ourselves. Fortunately, making time for self-care does not have to mean giving up on being green! There are all sorts of amazing ways to take care of yourself and fulfill your personal needs, while still making sustainable choices and building healthy habits that will benefit the planet. 

2021-02-05T11:27:59+00:00 February 8th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Everyday Sustainable Swaps You Can Make During COVID

When the world first shut down due to COVID-19, there seemed to be a positive environmental impact initially. I’m sure you remember the news stories. Cities that used to be covered in haze suddenly had clear skies. People stopped driving and flying, therefore reducing pollution in the air.  But at the same time, something a lot less positive for our environment was happening. Almost overnight, the desire for plastic products spiked. To protect people from transmitting the novel coronavirus, many businesses took action to limit the spread – including switching ...

2021-01-26T12:35:52+00:00 February 1st, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Why We Love Compostable Garbage Bags

According to National Geographic, the average American produces almost 4.5 pounds of garbage per day, or about 1500 pounds each year. Additionally, in a recent poll, almost half of Americans reported using at least 25 garbage bags per month. Plastic does not decompose in a healthy way. Instead, it releases high energy gasses back into the atmosphere, causing pollution. When plastics do physically break down, they send microplastics into the ocean – which destroy delicate aquatic ecosystems and get swallowed by sea animals. All of this is to say that ...

2021-01-15T16:34:54+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|