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Discover the latest eco-conscious and sustainable home cleaning tips, along with updates from ECOS’ lineup of home cleaning products here on our blog.

This, Not That: A Guide to Better Ingredients

We’ve all been there. That moment you go to look at a bottle’s ingredient label and find a list of words you can’t pronounce, let alone identify. Sometimes it feels like you need a PhD in chemistry just to understand what’s safe or unsafe for your home. While we can’t offer you an advanced degree, we can promise to be as transparent and open as possible about what we put in our ECOS products. Unlike many conventional cleaners, we list all our ingredients. And if that’s not enough, we also list all the ingredients we promise to never use, AKA “The Nasties.

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Woman Holding Up Two Soapy Plates Detox Your Home: 5 common toxins found in dish soaps

Washing the dishes. It’s something you probably haven’t spent much time thinking about, but it’s a chore performed daily in almost every home. It starts with a squeeze of dish soap, a few swishes of the sponge, followed by a water rinse. But that conventional dish soap you’ve been using? It doesn’t all wash off. In fact, it leaves toxic chemical residues behind on your dishes and glasses that pose significant health hazards over the long-term.

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Woman Holding Clean Laundry To Face Detox Your Home: Why your skin needs a hypoallergenic laundry detergent

We wear our largest organ ­– about 20 feet of it – on the outside of our body. Our skin. It has the important job of being the first line of defense from germs and toxic substances ­– like the skin-irritating chemical residues of conventional laundry detergents. If your skin reacts by getting itchy and irritated, it’s time to take a closer look at your detergent’s ingredients.

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