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Monday, September 19, 2011

iQ ~ The Smarter Cleaner {giveaway}

At Planet People we believe that you shouldn’t have to choose between a clean home and a clean planet. That’s why all Planet People products are high performance cleaning solutions made from 100% non-toxic and ecologically sustainable ingredients that pose no harm to users or the environment.
The time has come - it is time to find a non toxic cleaner which is more than just good for the environment, but also gets the job done.

iQ is The Smarter Cleaner

Three empty iQ bottles and three mix cartridges arrived for my family to evaluate.  Right away my interest in the product was piqued, anything which is a little different from the norm is always up my alley.

This is a very easy system to prepare and use.

  • Fill with tap water to the fill line indicated on your bottle
  • Insert the refill cartridge into the bottle neck
  • Insert sprayer tube through your refill cartridge opening and tighten until concentrate is released (this is the cool part)
  • Shake bottle gently to mix up the solution
  • Turn your sprayer nozzle to the desired setting
I had all three bottle set up and ready to use within a minute, and the kids loved watching the solution disperse throughout the water.  It had a mystical feel to the whole process.  I mentioned that three bottles and three mix cartridges arrived, giving me three separate targeted cleaning solutions.

All Purpose Cleaner
Is a high performance cleaner which cuts through grease and grime and leaves a streak-free finish with no residue.
Green Tea scent

Glass Cleaner
Is for glass, mirrors and windows, again streak-free and no residue.
Bamboo Berry scent

Bathroom Cleaner
Is specially designed with a sugar based acid to tackle bathroom messes like soap scum, grime and hard water stains.
Nectarine Plum scent

I found iQ ~ The Smarter Cleaner to be one of those awesome products which can really make a difference, not just in our lives, but that of our planet.  The solutions were very easy to mix and I really liked that there was no mess associated with it.  I've used other concentrates which involve mixing and undoubtedly spillage occurs - with iQ there is no chance of spilling while mixing. 

I like that each cleaner is a different colour, making identification of product simple.  (The mixing bottles are clearly marked as well.)  The solutions smell great, and I love the freshness which is left behind after using the product.

These products really do work well!  The market has become flooded with environmentally friendly products, but not all can get the job done.  I've been on a quest to find a 'green' cleaner which also works, and I can happily report that iQ ~ The Smarter Cleaner is the best I've found.

Everything associated with iQ is recyclable - the solution bottle and the REFill (Reduced Environmental Footprint) cartridge

And, iQ ~ The Smarter Cleaner from Planet People is Canadian!

Look for this non toxic cleaner at Wal Mart and Loblaws or purchase online.

Smarter for our homes, smarter for our planet and smart because it will save us money!

~ Giveaway @ Country Mouse, City Mouse! ~
One lucky reader will win a start up system (like I reviewed) AND a years supply of REFill cartridges
($50 value)

To Enter: 
Comment telling me why you would like to win this prize.  How do you think it will improve the way you clean?
All winners @ CMCM must be blog followers

Disclaimer:  I was sent a sample for my review.  The opinions expressed are mine, yours may differ.  Thank you to Planet People for this opportunity.


Lee-Ann said...

I'd like to win because I need some new green cleaners. :)

Amy C said...

I would like to win the IQ Smarter Cleaner Prize because I am looking for a good environmentally friendly product that works. It will improve the way I clean because it's non toxic cleaner and environmentally friendly.

robynl said...

I'd love to win this prize package as the All Purpose Cleaner
Bathroom Cleaner
Is specially designed with a sugar based acid to tackle bathroom messes like soap scum, grime and hard water stains.
Nectarine Plum scent
I need this hard water stain remover very much as we have corrosion build up on our taps.
Also, the scents are wonderful.

Jennifer L. said...

I'd like to win this because, like you, I've tried a lot of green cleaners but haven't found one that works as well as I'd like. It sounds like this is a really effective cleaner.
jentam777 at gmail dot com

flowerchild said...
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flowerchild said...

I would love to win this prize because my current green cleaning products do not do a great job and i have heard that the IQ cleaners work great.It would improve the way i clean because of the non toxic smells

April @ PolkaDots n' PinkySwears said...

I would love to win this because I really hate cleaning with harsh chemical cleaners, especially with kids in the house! This would make me worry-free and want to clean more often!

Katie said...

I want to win because I have been looking for a green cleaner that smells good and actually works

Annie1 said...

I'd love to win because I've not yet tried these products and I'm always on the lookout for green cleaning products!


nancyrobster at gmail dot com

Randi Troxell said...

awesome giveaway!!

Heidi said...

I hope that this would make my house cleaner. I try to use only environmentally friendly cleaners, and find some of them don't get things as clean as I'd like. Hope to find out if this one does.

Debbie said...

I like to avoid harsh chemicals and I love how you reuse their containers


C Wilson said...

I;d like to win this b/c I am sensitive to chemicals and am always on the lookout for a great non-toxic cleaner

cacch71 at gmail dot com

crftyduchess said...

I`d like to win,this would make cleaning so much more easier & like that the products are "green"

Belinda M said...

I would like to win because I have not tried this product and have been trying to find a good environmentally friendly cleaning product line and have not yet

409cope said...

I would love to win this prize as it help me to clean without all the chemicals and this system would take up less space as well.cardshark42(at)hotmail(dot)com

mar said...

I would like to win this prize because I would feel like I am keeping my family healthly with these non-toxic cleaning products.


thesehappydays said...

I would like to win this prize because I value finding ways to keep my house clean without feeling like I'm jeopardizing the health of my family.


Denise G said...

I love that it has non-toxic chemicals

ontariohappychick at gmail dot com

Diana said...

I am working hard at becoming more natural and environmentally friendly and this would certainly help me.
goldiez at hotmail dot com

josiefiorda said...

I would love to win this beause I my kids have a lot of allergies to cleaners. It would make my routine easier because I won't have to worry about harsh chemicals

renee said...

I would like to win becasue i like to use cleaners that are non toxic for the children and pets
reneetaylor at sympatico dot ca

lisa said...

Because we are trying to be more green & these products are safe for everyone!

Tara said...

it would help b/c i'm trying to switch to using greener/more natural cleaners
taraz9 at excite dot com

pamalot said...

I would like to win this prize because I am really trying to be green around the house. This would be a step in the right direction for me. I also love that the cleaners are easily recognizable..once I sprayed oven cleaner on my closet door (augghhh)

pamfreecycle at gmail dot com

loriag said...

I am so use to using chemicals in my cleaners, I would love to win as it would be healthier and safer for myself and my family.

D.Calvert said...

I would like to win because we all need cleaners and the less chemicals the better for allergies.

calvert0 at telus dot net

Vicki said...

I'd love to win this. I too have been trying to find an effective eco-friendly cleaner, and maybe this is the one!

BlueberryGirl said...

I'd love to win, because the novelty of it might make me tackle a cleaning job I've been avoiding!

Josee said...

I want to start to use environment safe products. Those ones seems to be a good start.
Thanks for the giveaway :)

Becky said...

Anything that is green for the environment gets my vote. I would really like to try the bathroom cleaner since we have hardwater build up around our tub.


Kristy said...

I'd like to try this because our family is trying to go Green, and this would be great! And because our puppy LOVES trying to sniff and lick everything I spray, making it harder to clean!


Olivia L said...

I'd like to win because I have an 18 month old daughter, a dog, and 2 cats who all roll around on the floor and put things in their mouths!

dor said...

I love finding products that are better for the enviroment but ones that also work. This sounds awesome and they all have scents. I love that.

dorcontest at gmail dot com

Aisling said...

I'd like to win because I'm trying to find the best green products that clean well. It will improve the way I clean because I'll be anxious to try it out and evaluate it. Thanks for the opportunity. mcgillrmcgill(at)charter(dot)net

bbrittbrat1398 said...

I'd like to win because these products are healthy for my kids and pets to be around while i'm cleaning.


susansmoaks said...

i would love to win because this would improve the way i clean by making it safer for us and our pets
susansmoaks at gmail dot com

vmkids said...

My daughter is very sensitive to chemicals so this will allow her to help with the cleaning. lol
vmkids3 at msn dot com

brianpiero said...

Thanks for the giveaway...we are always on the lookout for a BETTER bathroom cleaner, our toughest cleaning job i.e. lots of tile !

senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

brianpiero said...

Oops, forgot this:

senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com
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