Alternatives to Household Hazards
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) produced the Alternatives to Household Hazards appendix, which provides a list of homemade cleanser recipes.
Washington State's King County Solid Waste Division presents EcoConsumer, an interactive tool to find the greenest choices for your lifestyle information about alternative cleaning products that can be purchased or made at home.
A non-profit organization that certifies the environmental attributes of various products, published a detailed report on the environmental and health effects of industrial and institutional cleaners.
Healthy Clean Buildings
For additional resources on less-toxic cleaning products, check out Healthy Clean Buildings.
See the State Health Department's Home-Safe-Home provides information about a variety of cleaning and maintenance products and their alternatives.
Janitorial Products Pollution Prevention Project
Visit the Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN) Janitorial Products Pollution Prevention Project for fact sheets on less-toxic janitorial products, product sample kits, purchasing specifications, other outreach materials to advise users on the health, safety, and environmental consequences of their janitorial product choices.
Santa Monica's Environmental Purchasing Case Study
See Santa Monica's Environmental Purchasing Case Study to learn about their efforts to identify and purchase products and services that minimize the burden on the environment and human health.
Solvent Alternatives Guide (SAGE)
Created by the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International Solvent Alternatives Guide (SAGE) presents a comprehensive list of solvent and cleaning process alternatives, and provides an interactive evaluation tool.
Significant New Alternatives Program (SNAP)
United States Environmental Protection Agency offers a fact sheet on non-toxic household products has information about product hazards and safer substitutes, and their Significant New Alternatives Program (SNAP) lists less toxic substitutes .
USEPA Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse
The USEPA and General Serivces Administration (GSA) published the results of a comparative risk manaegment assessment of 19 cleaning products.
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