Get smart and stop using laundry products that may be harmful to your home and family. Knowing how to use the "Fantastic Four" products to clean your clothes is eco-friendly. Take this quiz to find out how to get your laundry really green.
Which cleaning product is a member of the "Fantastic Four"?
cream of tartar
What is the minimum water temperature to most effectively clean your clothing?
65 degrees F
70 degrees F
80 degrees F
Why should you replace your washing machine from 1981?
more attractive design
What is the universal standard for phosphate use in detergents?
no universal standard
phosphates are restricted
phosphates are banned
What are most detergents made from?
Where do synthetic petrochemicals come from?
How do soaps differ from detergents?
Soaps are made with natural products.
Detergents are made with synthetic materials.
Both answers are correct
Why may it be difficult to wash clothes with soap?
difficult to buy
difficult to rinse
does not clean well
How can you brighten your whites, and also dry green?
hang your clothes in the sunshine
machine dry on low heat
What is the most eco-friendly washing machine?
Where is a clothes dryer's Energy Star label?
on the manufacturer's label
displayed on the dryer lid
What does a clothes dryer's moisture sensor do?
measures the amount of moisture in clothing
turns the dryer off when moisture is gone
What may boost your laundry detergent?
Vinegar and water make a good laundry:
pre-treatment for stains
Vinegar may be used to __________ clothes.
What may lemon juice do for your whites?
whiten your whites
Why may you want to forgo dry cleaning?
What may dryer sheets contain?
ingredients that could irritate skin
ingredients that could cause other health problems
How may using fabric softeners reduce the life of clothing?
Which whitening product is on the list of the Terrible Ten products?