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Bleachy Clean

You bought those organic cotton sheets and natural bamboo floors. Your green home is a shrine to your dedication to the earth. But be honest—when you last cleaned the bathroom, did you use bleach or another heavy chemical cleanser?

If you did, it’s OK. This is your chance to learn about some new options. Time reports that Clorox is introducing a line called Green Works, products that the company says are biodegradable, non-allergenic and not tested on animals. They also claim Green Works is as reliable as regular Clorox cleansers in terms of cleaning power.

It’s admirable that a large producer like Clorox has developed an eco-friendly line—let’s hope they do the same with their other products, too! [Time]

Posted: 3/25/08