Showing posts with label chemical alternative. Show all posts
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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

It is very easy being 'green' - Activeion Review and Giveaway

NOTE: Winner has been posted, announcement can be found HERE, congrats to reader 't42vek20'!


It just may be easy being green after all! Ascending Butterfly is a blog on a mission. Our mission statement is 'To seek out and share the best sources of inspiration both on and off the web'. Living Green has become this PC thing we all feel we should be doing, but sometimes don't know where to start.

There is more to being Green than CFL bulbs! Don't get me wrong they are an incredible start. But I wanted to extend my knowledge a bit, and I wanted to find alternative solutions to the chemical laden cleaning products in my kitchen cabinets! I knew if I wanted to know what other solutions are out there, that you would too.

And then Eureka! One of my favorite talk show hosts, Ellen DeGeneres featured this product on her show, and I thought it was pure genius. I have had over a month now to test out the Activeion Pro.

How does the Activeion technology work?

What is Activeion?

The Activeion hand-held sprayer transforms tap water into a powerful cleaner that works as well as or better than other general-purpose, commercial chemical and "green" cleaning products. Using an advanced technology, the Activeion hand-held sprayer is a general-purpose, daily-use cleaner that can be used on both hard (i.e., marble/granite and stainless steel) and soft surfaces (i.e., carpet and clothing), freeing consumers and professionals from harmful chemicals and toxins. The versatility of the product allows the user to replace many of today's most common daily-use cleaners.
Activeion transforms tap water into a powerful cleaner through a simple, three-step process:

1. Charging: When the trigger is pressed, the water flows through a water cell that applies a slight electrical charge to the tap water.

2. Transforming: Next, the water passes through an ion exchange membrane where the activated water is separated into an oxygenated mixture of positively and negatively charged nano-bubbles.

3. Cleaning: When applied, the transformed, activated water helps lift the dirt from the surface like a magnet, enabling it to be wiped away. The activated water returns to its natural state after 30-45 seconds.

My Experiences with the Product

I will say after over a month of use that I am very impressed with the ActiveIon Pro! I just couldn't imagine how this product would be able to use plain tap water and tackle my toughest stains. But it has. I love to cook and some of the stains I couldn't wait to tackle was cooking related sauce splattters! The ActiveIon Pro handled these with ease! It made stainless steel faucets and sinks sparkle. And much to my amazement, it handled a very old odd stain that I had tried for years to remove from the tile in my bathroom unsuccessfully with chemical cleaners! That's when I will admit I was 'sold'.

I will remind you when you use it, have your cleaning cloth already at hand, while it seems like 30-45 seconds is a generous amount of charge time, if you are not ready with cloth in hand, or you get distracted, the water will lose it's charge and you will have to re-spray the area.

Follow The Instructions

Fill the reservior with cool tap water only.
Do not fill with hot water.
Do not add anything to the tap water.
Do not fill while the unit is charging, and never, ever add chemicals.

Do The Math

How much do you spend monthly on chemical cleaners? Factor in every cleaner you use, floors, appliances, windows etc. Now multiply that number by 12! That is how much you will save per year using the ActiveIon Pro. Over the cost of it's lifetime not only is it saving you money, you are also ridding your home of dangerous chemicals, ridding your environment of those chemicals, and less plastics and overall product waste to pollute the environment. Now THAT my friends, is living green.

! - We like to save the best for last! Thanks to our friends at ActiveIon, you have the opportunity to win an Activeion Pro of your own! (This is a $299 value!!!!)

How to Win
: You must be a follower of Ascending Butterfly to be eligible for this and all giveaways. Indicate in your entry that you follow (this will be checked if you are selected as a winner) and please visit Activeion or watch their You Tube video and tell me something you learned about the product. Please leave your email address somewhere in your comment. (You can format it this way for security, example: ascendingbutterfly AT mail host DOT com), or if your blogger profile has your email you can just indicate this in your entry.

Please follow directions or you will be disqualified! All comments are moderated, they may not appear on the site right away. You have from now until Friday, September 25, 2009 at 11:59 PM (EST) to comment and be entered for a chance to win. Winner will be announced shortly after Tuesday, September 29th!


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