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[This is Part Two of 5 Household Items You Never Knew Were Toxic. Click here to read Part 1.]

I could make an endless list of toxic products in your home. But, it's also important that you understand how to identify toxic products - which is difficult, because companies don't want you to know the truth. So, you really have to investigate. 

Let's take a look at the next 5 Household Items You Never Knew Were Toxic:
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Let's be honest. With so many products out there, an extremely saturated market, and greedy corporate companies, it's difficult to find truly natural products. Most products - from laundry detergents to body lotions - are loaded with toxic chemicals, such as fragrance, parabens, triclosan, and so many more. 
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For thousands of years, people had relied on bar soap to keep good hygiene and ward off sickness. In 1865, that all changed. A man named William Shepphard patented liquid soap. A few years later, Minnetonka Corporation had made Sheppherd’s liquid soap world-renowned, and extremely popular. It was called SoftSoap. And it's still around today, causing cancer and poisoning clueless consumers.
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This morning, Case and I went to our local Farmer's Market. This sun was bright, a gentle breeze kissed the vendors displays, and people giddied along as they browsed several handmade goods. 

We bought our favorite homemade sourdough bread, a juicy pineapple, and some delicious plantain chips. We can't go our week without the market's goodies.

There was just one problem. There was no good soap!
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Companies can market however they wish, even if that means using wordplay to their advantage.

Green-Washed products make an unsubstantiated claim to deceive consumers into believing that their products are environmentally friendly. Essentially, it's a marketing ploy, in which green PR and green marketing are deceptively used to persuade the public that a product's aims and policies are environmentally friendly.
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