Did you know Canada.. as of 2009, 8 out of 10 households reported they had purchased environmentally-friendly, or green cleaning products. The benefit to using these products is to preserve human health and the environment. Many non-green cleaning products contain various toxic chemicals, some of which emit volatile organic compounds causing respiratory problems and skin irritations among other adverse effects.
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Source: Statistics Canada, Wikipedia