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Forty-five different chemicals have been identified in household dust .
U . S . households spend an average of $ 600 per year on chemical-based cleaning supplies .
Every day , over 51,000 trees are cut down to feed the paper towel habit of North America . Around the world , used paper towels create 254 million tons of trash every year .
An Environmental Working Group study found 287 different chemicals in the cord blood of newborns .
The average woman uses personal care products with 168 different chemical ingredients — every day !
Roughly 9 million tons of plastic end up in the world ’ s oceans every year . It can take up to 450 years for a plastic bottle to fully decompose .