10/05/2010 12:13 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Service Thrives In Tough Economy

Yes, we are in an economic downturn. Yes, hiring a housecleaner is a luxury, not a need. And, yes, most homeowners can do this themselves. But despite all the reasons Greg Wheaton's cleaning service should fail, it is growing faster than a toddler can paint a kitchen with peanut butter.

Wheaton's Schaumburg-based company, Green Lady Cleaning, uses Shaklee Corp.'s plant-based, toxin-free cleaning products. This, he said, sets it apart from its competitors.

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