As consumer awareness, environmental consciousness, and the Green Movement as a whole continue to gain traction across Canada, so too does the implementation and consumption of environmentally friendly products. Year after year, it is becoming increasingly easier to live by environmentally-aware tenets by steering clear of dangerous chemicals that may put your home and family at risk.
Aquamist Carpet Care as a company respects and values our environment and champions the cause through the use of products like Green Guard. Though most people have a pretty solid understanding of the justification for going green and eco-friendly, it is worth examining in greater detail so as to understand the underlying reasons behind this category of product.
The purpose of this article is to provide knowledge and awareness whilst empowering and informing you to make the best informed decision about the products and services you opt to use for yourself, your home, and your family. Green Guard is a concentrated cleaning protecting solution that Aquamist proudly champions as an essential part of our services. As the name would suggest, Green Guard epitomizes respect for one’s health, home, and even surrounding environment.
A primary factor in the greenness of Green Guard is the EPA-certification it carries for its ability to abide by the most stringent standards for the presence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in its formula. Though further research is needed to determine the bottom line of the safety of VOCs in your home, there is no ignoring the fact that they are chemical irritants. Frequent concentrated exposure to VOCs can cause a plethora of health concerns in both the short-term and the long-term. These include but are not limited to everything from respiratory distress and headaches to dizziness and skin reactions.
Further, Green Guard’s biodegradable and non-toxic makeup is a very reassuring promise, as it ensures that any known or yet unknown chronic health concerns caused by various cleaning agent poisons and toxins are of no concern for you. There are numerous sub-fields of the scientific community focusing on toxins and their specific detrimental impacts on the development of cancer, allergies, and neurotoxins.
Finally, Green Guard makes for an excellent choice due to a simple lack of fragrance in the formula. Though this may seem like an immaterial factor in a cleaning product, it is an issue for more than just the subset of the population with sensitivities. For whatever reason, manufacturers are permitted to label their fragrances as proprietary trade secrets… presumably to deter emulation and imitation. The cost of this measure is that it is impossible to say with any certainty whatsoever the quality and quantity of any and every chemical compound found within fragrance-laden cleaning products.
Essentially, we hope that it is reassuring to every one of our valuable customers that there is far more to the environmental nature and significance of Green Guard than the branding. Should you have any inquiries about Aquamist’s ecological philosophies, feel free to let us know!