Most traditional dry cleaning methods use perchloroethylene, a chemical linked to bladder, esophageal, and cervical cancer, eye, nose, throat and skin irritation, and reduced fertility, and other health problems. Here are some tips to keep your dry-clean-only clothes smelling clean and fresh, while protecting your health and the environment at the same time.
The focus is always laid on what we put in our bodies and what we do with our bodies. It's also important to consider the environment that we are living in. Your home may be harming you because of the products that you are using to clean it with. It's time to get a little creative with some of the holistic gems that you already have kicking around the house.
We're encouraged to consume more in order to reduce our impact. Buy green. Try this. Throw this out. Maybe you find it overwhelming, but just take a deep breath (of clean indoor air because I'm sure you've already rid your home of all toxic chemicals, right?) and don't write off living green.