Monday, January 12, 2009

It May Market Organic Alternatives, but Is Your Cleaner Really Greener? - NYTimes.com

It May Market Organic Alternatives, but Is Your Cleaner Really Greener? - NYTimes.com: "Government and environmental watchdogs say many cleaners are turning to methods that are only slightly less toxic than perc. The National Cleaners Association, a trade group, says some businesses are using the term “organic” in a blatantly misleading way — not in the sense of a chemical-free peach, but in the chemistry-class sense of containing carbon, the element found in all organic compounds, including perc."

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