Cleaning may not be your favorite chore, but it’s even worse when the ingredients in your products leave harmful chemicals in place of dirt and grime. Lurking in conventional cleaning products are carcinogens, neurotoxins, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) like chlorine, ammonia, coal tar dyes and monoethanalomine. Individually, these chemicals are linked to respiratory problems, reproductive harm, cancer, and other serious health issues. Manufacturers aren’t required t o disclose ingredients on labels, making it impossible for consumers to know what’s in their products. Luckily, there are plenty of non-toxic, biodegradable, and effective cleaning products for you to use, so now the hardest part o f cleaning is actually doing it.