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THANK YOU FOR ALL THE COMMENTS! Congratulations to our winners! Debrah M. from Manchester, MO Alicia W. from Clarksville, TN Gioya F. from Bronx, NY Jackie D. from Greenwood, SC Maria S. from Overland Park, KS Could you use a “green” makeover of your household cleaning products? In celebration of Earth Day, we are giving away a collection of household cleaning products to five lucky winners! This will include everything from paper towels and bath tissue to sponges, trash bags, laundry detergent and spray cleaner. Just tell us why you’re inspired to give your home a greener clean by May 10th. We’ll pick five winners at random from the comments below. Here’s the rundown on some of the products that will be featured in each gift package: 365 EVERYDAY VALUE® Our 365 Everyday Value products will clean your clothes, your dishes and your home – all without emptying your pocketbook. Plus, we’ve made some recent improvements in our line of paper products, like using 100% recycled paper and whitening without chlorine. Our household cleaning products have your home, and the environment, in mind. GREENSHIELD ORGANIC Greenshield is currently the only USDA Organic line of household cleaning and laundry products. Their product line is made with palm oil sourced from environmentally responsible farms in South America, and their primary materials supplier is a small, woman-owned and -operated business. BETTER LIFE Better Life makes a unique line of 100% plant-derived formulas that clean surfaces with more power in less time. Plus, their hypoallergenic ingredients are a safer alternative for people, pets and the planet. Better Life makes household cleaning products without solvents, silicones, VOCs, ethoxylates, petroleum-based ingredients or harsh surfactants. TWIST Twist makes a complete collection of naturally spongy, plant-based, scrubby cleaning marvels. From handmade sponges made from dye-free cellulose sourced from certified-sustainable tree farms to loofahs grown on vines and a commitment to environmentally conscious production.  Twist products clean well, respect the planet and look good doing it. ECOVER Ecover products, made with powerful plant-based and mineral ingredients, are for anyone wanting to make a shift in their cleaning habits. It takes a lot to lure you away from your tried and true conventional brand, we know, and you don’t have time for cleaners that don’t clean. Think of Ecover as a fantastic line of cleaning products that also happens to be a safer alternative to bring into your home! So tell us, what would it take for you to make the switch from conventional household cleaning products to greener choices? Add your comment by May 10th for a chance to win! THANK YOU FOR ALL THE COMMENTS! THE CONTEST IS NOW OVER AND WE WILL BE ANNOUNCING THE WINNER SHORTLY!

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Merrill says …

To keep the planet as clean and safe as possible for all the other amazing species we share it with!!

ajira says …

We are always looking out for good quality, eco-friendly, non-toxic and affordable green cleaners. This would be an amazing way to try out several brands before spending money we can't afford to waste. This is an awesome giveaway!

Mary C. says …

I now have to cope with allergies that I never knew that I had, so any kind of cleaning products that I would not be allergic to would be marvelous.

Jenna Williams says …

I constantly look for new products that support the environment and clean living! I feel that using earth-friendly cleaners is better for the air, our water, and the ground, and will send a signal to our nation's leaders that we do care and are willing to make positive changes in what we drive, eat, and use, and in how they're manufactured!

Beth says …

Having products that are fair priced, equally capable of doing the job, and Earth/people friendly.

Christine Klug says …

I have been buying all GMO free food because of kids with food allergies and would love to start using better cleaning products as well. I did just start using Seventh Generation Automatic Dishwasher Detergent and now my dishes are sparkling clean. I really notice a big difference in the way my drinking glasses look. It really makes us think of what was in the other product we used to buy that left a foggy look on our glasses we drank from. All these chemicals in our lives is not a good thing. Thank you for helping us make better choices. Keep up the good work!

BSwenson says …

We try to purchase only green choices in cleaning products, and use old-fashioned homemade cleaners as much as possible. Buying "green" is sometimes expensive, but I truly feel that the house feels and smells fresher when it does not have a lingering bleach or ammonia odor.

K.Magbie says …

I tried to use enviromentally friendly products in the past but they were mail order only and you had to be part of the club.....I am are for going green. I just recently bought recyling sorting bins and a compost bin and that was my first two steps to my green transition. I am ver sensitives to smells so the harsh chemical products always make me feel light headed. Its just i need a product that will clean as well as protect the earth and my family's well being. I would love to try your eco friendly cleaning products.....thx!!!!

Dot D. says …

GOING GREEN IS THE ONLY WAY TO GO! Used to mail-order my supplies because they were safer for my pets. Got to be very expensive, however. Looking forward to using environmentally, people/pet friendly products once again - at a convenience and savings. Thank you!

Deb says …

I made the switch to green products about 5 yrs. ago when I realized the hazard of breathing in the chemicals from most products I was using. I not only clean my home with all green products but I also run a cleaning business and use only green products on the homes of my customers. I am always looking for a good deal as I purchase a LOT of products!

Kate E. says …

As the Terracycle coordinator for our school, I've been spending a lot of time cleaning up the Earth and not so much time cleaning up my house! :) So, although I'm embarrassed to admit it, I'm already a little eco-friendly in that I'm not using ANY cleaning products, but my house is definitely ready for some elbow grease and some good green products to spruce it up! I would LOVE to try these products and spread the word if they work for me! Thank you!!

Deborah Abbott says …

My husband and I are in our 50's and have been incorporating organic foods into our diet for the last ten years . I am now trying to switch to a green household with cleaning products. The switch to organic has made a huge difference in our health not to mention the taste of organic foods is fantastic. I am excited to to try new green products in our home.

Sharon Ogomori says …

My 13-year-old daughter is learning about using green products. I want to throw out all the caustic and environmental damaging products and start off fresh. I need to show her our family can act responsibly in saving our natural resources.

Sarah Reyburn says …

My home needs more organic house cleaning products. We usually will use one cleaner for the whole house, it will be a multi purpose cleaner that smells like oregano,people walk in and wonder if I was cooking in the kitchen all day and I say no I was just cleaning with oregano.I would enjoy to clean with all eco paper towels,scrubers, and even sanitary wipes. Please Bless our family with eco products!

P says …

doing my part to help keep this planet green and eco friendly

Marielle says …

It'd take the products being similarly-priced to conventional cleaners! I love green cleaning and I understand the higher prices, but I'm not the money-earner in the house, and the money-earner doesn't really understand. I do clean with basic vinegar solutions as much as possible, though. Baby steps!

Rachel Azzaam says …

I am inspired to give my home a green clean because it will be my first time as a home owner! My husband and I are brand new first time home-buyers and we are excited to give our new home the green make over and truly make it our own. It has been a hard process of penny-pinching saving to months of scouring the city trying to find our perfect abode and we are finally so happy to be able to settle down in our home & make it green & chemical & cruelty free. We hope to use environmentally friendly paints,appliances,cleaners and fixtures in every step in our new home & convince & inspire all our friends and family that green is the way to be! I would be honored & so appreciative to win, thanks for this chance-Rachel

Wynelle says …

I like good quality free stuff

Kelli says …

It is too expensive to go out and just replace products I already have in my home. This basket of products could get me started without making me go broke.

Kat says …

I'm inspired to liver a greener, cleaner life so that I can give my family and friends a chemical-free and healthy home.

Emily Bond says …

I would love a basket of eco-friendly cleaning supplies!

Claudia says …

I have already been trying to make my home greener and hope to continue finding new ways to work into our routine. We do this not only to make our safer for our 1 1/2 year old son and new baby on the way but also to teach them by example that it is all of our responsibility to take care of our Earth.

jackie says …

I think that Whole Foods is a wonderful store. The foods are always fresh and delicious. Always a good experience.

Audrey Dickson says …

I have been going thru the switch - less chemicals in my household. They are more of a health hazard than people may realize. I would love to add this collection to my other "green/chemical free" products. Thank you Whole Foods for providing us alternatives

teresa k says …

I burned my lungs very badly with bleach ,and I get a contact irritation on my skin,from any heavy chemical cleaners.Its also bad for my pets. I would like to find green products that clean,and are safe for all of us,but I don't know where to begin. I've been using water with lemon juice and vinegar as of late,but its doesn't clean very well. I would love to have some items I can depend upon for this. Xxoo TK

Jennifer Kezele says …

Greening my home's cleaning products is very important to me. I feel that using harsh chemicals is bad for us in so many different ways. Not only are you breathing them in as you clean with them, but you also are touching them when you come back to use that room (i.e. the bathroom or kitchen), and then possible touching your skin or hands. I do not have any children yet, but one day, when I do, I will want to know all the tricks of cleaning green to protect them from harsh chemicals. I do have a dog right now, and I feel she even benefits. I don't have to worry about her when she sneaks a drink from the toilet, I only use green products!!!! :)

Jan B says …

Going Green and clean is Easy and no more expensive. Your reward is a non toxic and better smelling home! An easy switch, just do it!

Amy Regnier says …

Always looking for new ways to have a greener lifestyle! Thanks for all the ideas!

Lillian Carilo says …

I sure do miss shopping for all my eco products at my neighborhood Whole Foods in Highlands Ranch, CO

Beth says …

I had made the switch to a healthier alternative to cleaning products when I found out I was pregnant 4 years ago. I discovered the brand, Method, at Target and fell in love with their products. I decided to stick with it because I wanted to make sure everything I had around the house was 100% safe for me while I was pregnt and for later for that curious baby/toddler I was going to have exploring around the house. After reading a book about how to go "Green" I began exploring other alternatives, such as using old baby cloths and tshirts for cleaning cloths, all natural laundrt detergents, etc. I would love to try out the products above, especially the cleaning wipes. That was one product of Method's that I actually did not care for.

Elizabeth Saunders says …

I was the typical non green user until my regular laundry detergent started to ruin my clothes. Then my regular spot treatment literally ate my clothes. So I switched to a green detergent and spot treatment. My detergent lasts longer. The spot remover works better. I'm now a believer in green cleaning agents. They are safer for the environment which is all around better for my family's future.

Kate G says …

Thanks Whole Foods for your selection of natural and non toxic household products! Now that I am expecting it is more important to me to rid my home of nasty chemicals! More green clean!

Mandy says …

I think it would ROCK to win a green cleaning gift basket! I am always trying to find new products to use to help keep mother earth and our home safe of unneccessary chemicals. We are a young family on an extremely tight budget and experimenting with products is not really an option at this time. Thanks for this possible opportunity!

Heather says …

I'm inspired to give my home a greener clean because it's better for the environment and better for our health in the long run.

Stacy Miller says …

I'm inspired to give my home a greener clean because I do not want to expose my family to toxins. I am also inspired by my beliefs that I should reduce my carbon footprint on the Earth and protect the environment for future generations.

Gayle says …

I love to keep my house clean and fresh and keeping green is really important since we have a septic system and well water.

Jodi says …

I would love to use green cleaners because I have to make a difference it is my job. With only 1% of Earths water drinkable I think everyone should take action. Our population is far too great and factories pollute our water ways with bad practices.

Gayle osburn says …

Looking for a good supplier of green products is usually what keeps me from going completely green. This would help me start out and make the switch.

Jenn says …

I am currently transitioning over as I run out of the chemical stuff, I buy green. I have a 6 month old who will be very mobile before I know it! Can't have that icky stuff around for little paws to get into...

Stella Eichner says …

I am inspired to clean my house with green products because chemicals harm the environment and my health. As a cancer survivor I am driven to improve on those products I come in contact with.

Grace says …

I'd like cheaper prices....really I just need a little push to switch over

Sarah Dore says …

Our Family is starting a Maine-only diet today for one whole year! Only Maine food, sources and products! We know that's nearly impossible for our cleaning supplies, so we'd LOVE to "green" our house (even more) with some earth friendly clearning products! Follow us at www.byebyebananas.wordpress.org

James says …

Clean Air makes for healthier leprechauns!

Ellen Bordman says …

I have two young children and I don't want them to be exposed to chemicals if I can help it!

Tammy says …

I made the switch when I was pregnant and conventional cleaners gave me headaches. I have a few lurking under the sink, and new products will replace them.

Margot says …

With my last year at college next year and living in an apt., I would love to start going green with all my products with my love for the Earth and the environment.

Laura says …

Make them a bit cheaper and I'm in!

Mary arling says …

I know any thing you smell breathe , orvtouch with your hand or skin seeps into your bloodstream, so I wantbto use safer products fornmecandmynfamily

KathieW says …

I have been switching over successfully and unsuccessfully to green cleaning products (body and home) since the new year. The failures really hurt the pocketbook. What a great, risk-free way to keep the changes coming. BTW, ecover tabs = success; 7th generation automatic dishwasher gel = unsuccessful and biokleen automatic dish powder = unsuccessful (powder residue on glasses).

Judy Penney says …

Am always looking to further "green" my household products. Been working at it for a couple of years now, successfully doing so with cleaners, laundry products, etc. Still have a way to go with paper products. Have gotten rid of dish sponges and using reusable, washable cloths now. Would appreciate the opportunity to win a gift backet of new products in my constant effort to go greener.

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