Years in Business
Committed to Keeping Your Home Squeaky Clean
The founders of Happy Planet Cleaning have been in the cleaning business since 1989. They established Happy Planet Cleaning in 2007 with the purpose of using environmentally friendly and biodegradable products to positively impact their customers’ lives and the lives of their pets.
Cleaning products were responsible for nearly 10 percent of all toxic exposures reported to U.S. Poison Control Centers in 2000, accounting for 206,636 calls. Of these, nearly two-thirds involved children under six, who can swallow or spill cleaners stored or left open inside the home.
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the air inside the typical home is on average 2-5 times more polluted than the air just outside—and in extreme cases 100 times more contaminated—largely because of household cleaners and pesticides.
The Janitorial Products Pollution Prevention Project reports that 6 out of every 100 janitors in California have lost time from their jobs as a result of injuries linked to toxic cleaning products, particularly glass and toilet cleaners and degreasers.
In a 2002 U.S. Geological Survey study of contaminants in U.S. stream water, 69 percent of streams sampled contained persistent detergent metabolites, and 66 percent contained disinfectants.