Clean Living Blog

Discover the latest updates from ECOS at our blog, including new products, trending topics, and how it impacts the health of yourself and your family. We’ll also share actionable tips for a safer clean home, the latest science on safer cleaning ingredients, step-by-step guides on using ECOS products effectively, and tips and tricks for optimal cleaning.

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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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Girl Hugging Mother In Fatigues Supporting the Families of Fallen Soldiers

This year, we are proud to partner with Folds of Honor, a nonprofit that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of fallen or disabled veterans. The 501(c)(3) was established in 2007 after Lt. Col. Rooney, a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, saw the grieving family of a fallen U.S. Army Corporal meeting their loved one’s coffin on an airport tarmac. Folds of Honor scholarships support private education tuition, tutoring and educational summer camps for children K-12 and higher education tuition assistance. To date, they have awarded more than 24,500 scholarships totaling $130 million to military spouses and children.

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