24 Apr '11, 1am

Whole Foods Launches Rating System For Cleaning Products

Whole Foods Launches Rating System For Cleaning Products

Just in time for Earth Day, Whole Foods Market introduced its Eco-Scale rating system to help shoppers make smarter, greener choices for their homes and the planet. Everyone wants their home to be clean and fresh. Unfortunately, most of the cleaners and air fresheners on the market today contain toxic ingredients that actually put your health in jeopardy . According to the EPA, scientific evidence indicates that indoor air can be more seriously polluted than the outdoor air in even the largest and most industrialized cities. New carpets, electronics and plastics, glues, paint, pesticides, household cleaners, and air fresheners all contain carcinogens and/or endocrine disrupting compounds. Without proper ventilation, this equals a toxic cloud of pollution that’s trapped inside your home. And if you think that watching the label will help you avoid these toxic chemicals , th...

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