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Benefits of Green Cleaning

7 Benefits of Green Cleaning

Learn why you should switch to eco-friendly cleaning products.
Carol Ruth Weber is a freelance writer in Long Island, N.Y.


1.Healthier Home If you go green, "No longer will there be chemicals absorbed into the skin or breathed in by the person cleaning," Reichert says. Health benefits extend to family members who are no longer breathing in cleaners lingering in the air and sitting on surfaces.

2.Studies have shown that using a household cleaning spray, even as little as once a week,

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Successful Business

10 Tips for a More Successful Business in 2013 – January 2013

Do you want your small business to enjoy a higher profile, greater success, more engaged employees and increased profitability in 2013? For a better business in the New Year, begin by making resolutions to improve in the 10 areas below.

1. Have a plan. Too often, small business owners get so caught up in day-to-day operations that they neglect long-range planning. If you have a business plan, update it to reflect your current goals. If you’ve never written a business plan, do so—it will force you to think about what you want to achieve in 2013 and beyond.

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Women-Owned Businesses

Women-Owned Businesses are Second Only to Publicly-Traded Firms in Job Creation Since the Great RecessionBusinesses Owned by Women of Color Skyrocket in Number and Economic Stature 

The Third Annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, Commissioned by American Express OPEN, Examines U.S. Census Data to Update and Expand on 2011 and 2012 Studies

NEW YORK,  April 4, 2013 -- Women-owned businesses trail only publicly-traded firms in U.S. job creation since 2007

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