Believe it or not, using a dishwasher is significantly more energy efficient than washing by hand. Who knew? I sure didn’t.
We all know that there are tons of harsh chemicals in common household cleaners, but what I didn’t know was that the companies don’t actually have to display the ingredients on the bottle. In fact, some companies are required to keep ingredients off their packaging based of government regulations. Blows your mind, doesn’t it?
I read a book by Adria Vasil called Ecoholic Home in which she tested and rated all kinds of household cleaners for their efficacy and ingredients. Based on her recommendations, the products available in my city, and online reviews these are the products I chose to try, and man oh man do they every work well!