3 things to look for in a natural cleaning product

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In the past, most consumers would opt for whatever heavy-duty cleaning product they were most accustomed to. What their parents or even grandparents used. In recent years, however, the general public is realizing that the chemicals contained in these cleaners are bad for the environment and the people and pets in your home. Because they […]

Greenwashing: What it is and what to look for in a truly eco-friendly brand and product

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We all know what whitewashing is — the deliberate glossing over of something unpleasant, according to Webster. People do it in their personal lives all the time — if you’ve ever seen social media posts about your friends’ suspiciously idyllic lives, you know what we’re talking about. We see it in politics and business regularly, […]

Daily, weekly, monthly cleaning schedule

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How often should you clean your home? With our busy lives, sometimes it’s difficult to do more than running the dishwasher and wiping down the kitchen countertops on a daily basis. But what about your fridge? How about the floors? If you don’t plan for them, house cleaning chores can build up and take over […]

Can going green help your mental health?

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Mental health awareness is a societal movement that has been picking up steam for the past few years, and it’s easy to see why. Going from two years of limited interpersonal contact and mass layoffs due to the pandemic, to the current state of inflation and general societal unrest, it has been a tough few […]

Surprising benefits of using natural cleaners

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Not too long ago, when people would think of the most effective cleaning products for their home, they’d think of the heavy-duty stuff: bleaches, harsh detergents and products that promise to kill 99% of germs. Antibacterial everything! We all want a clean living area, so no one thinks twice about purchasing these products time after […]

4 surprising ways to reduce air pollution

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How big a problem is air pollution today, what with all of the focus on going green in industry and at home? After all, more people than ever are interested in and committed to helping the environment, right? Well, right. In a sense. But pollution still causes 9 million deaths a year, more than AIDS, obesity, alcohol, […]

Using your new Nature Lake Sprayer Cleaning Kit

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You just opened your new Nature Lake Sprayer Cleaning Kit. Great news! Good for you for taking the first step toward a cleaner, healthier, greener home. You may be trying it out because you know that a clean home shouldn’t hurt the environment. And nearly everything about traditional cleaning products does exactly that. From the […]

Why our soap is not antibacterial

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At Nature Lake, our soap is not antibacterial. Does that surprise you? It shouldn’t. Antibacterial soap was all the rage a decade ago. It was touted as superior to regular soap, a powerful weapon capable of neutralizing much of the bacteria that can make us and our families, sick. Consumers could find it in hand […]

Seasonal and Chemical Allergies: Using Natural Cleaning Products Can Help

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Your throat feels scratchy after you clean your bathroom. Your hands are red and irritated after using the antibacterial hand soap that sits next to your kitchen sink. You find yourself coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose after cleaning your house. You may be developing a chemical allergy. According to WebMD, a chemical allergy happens when […]

Comparison of Grove vs. Blueland vs. Nature Lake

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At Nature Lake, we’re committed to a clean environment, in your home and outside of it. That’s why we created our sustainability-focused line of cleaning products — no plastic bottles or toxic chemicals anywhere in the vicinity, thank you. It’s our aim to reduce the plastic in our oceans and landfills while you keep your […]