Green Cleaning

Non-Toxic Cleaning Supply List:

  • Baking Soda – For odor removal, degreasing, carpet cleaning, scrubbing pots and pans
  • Washing Soda – It’s stronger than baking soda and tough on grease; laundry booster
  • Vinegar – Antibacterial (only kills harmful bacteria); triclosan kills all bacteria, even good ones
  • Water
  • Coarse Kosher Salt – Abrasive to scrub, scrape, and whiten
  • Castille – Olive oil base for cleaning floors and walls; sudsy power
  • Lemon – For cleaning power; astringent smell
  • 100% Pure Essential Oli (not fragrance of perfume) – For disinfecting and antimicrobial (Tea Tree and Eucalyptus)

 

Scrubbing Cleanser Soft Scrub¹:

  1. 1 cup Baking Soda
  2. 1/8 cup Castille Soap
  3. Juice of half a Lemon
  4. 20 drops Essential Oil
  5. Mix into a paste.

 

Glass Cleaner¹:

  1. 2 cups Water
  2. 1/4 cup Vinegar
  3. 4 drops Castille Soap
  4. Juice of half a Lemon
  5. Mix into a spray bottle.

 

Herbal Disinfectant¹:

  1. 2 cups hot Water
  2. 10 drops Eucalyptus Oil
  3. 1/4 cup Washing Soda
  4. Mix and add to a spray bottle.

 

How to Green Clean your Microwave²:

Put 1 cup Vinegar and 1 cup Water in a bowl and microwave on high for about 10 minutes. Afterwards, stains and dried foods should be easy to wipe away.
How to Unclog a Drain²:

Pour 1/2 cup Baking Soda and 1/2 cup Vinegar down the train. Rinse with Water.

¹**Recipe courtesy of Mother Earth News.

²**Recipe courtesy of Earth 911.

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