Natural Cleaning

Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic Air Fresheners

April 29, 2012 3 Comments
Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic Air Fresheners

Q: I’ve heard that many air fresheners contain toxic chemicals. Are there any green-friendly, non-toxic air fresheners out there, or how can I make my own? It is true that some air fresheners on the market today make use of harsh chemicals to eliminate or overpower odors. “Many air fresheners contain nerve-deadening chemicals that coat […]

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How To Choose Healthier Cleaning Products

October 9, 2011 0 Comments
How To Choose Healthier Cleaning Products

I want to use cleaning products that are healthier for the environment, but I worry that baking soda and the like won’t really get my tub and toilet germ-free. Should I continue using bleach products in the bathroom? When it comes to household cleaning products, most mainstream brands make use of chlorine bleach, ammonia or […]

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23 Ways To Use Vinegar For Nontoxic Cleaning

September 27, 2011 5 Comments
23 Ways To Use Vinegar For Nontoxic Cleaning

There are plenty of toxic products on the market you can buy in order to “clean” your house. But what you may not know is that distilled white vinegar does the job of most of them without any toxicity — and for much cheaper! Using only inexpensive vinegar, water, and a castile soap like Dr. […]

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Clean Your Showerhead Without Toxic Chemicals

December 15, 2010 0 Comments
Clean Your Showerhead Without Toxic Chemicals

That low-flow showerhead which was working fine now slowing down to just a trickle? It’s probably because of a build-up of calcium and other minerals in your local water supply. The nozzles get clogged up and water can’t be pushed through them anymore, potentially leaving you standing in a drip-like shower with soap in your […]

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File Under “Finally” – Replenish Reusable Bottle System.

October 20, 2010 0 Comments
File Under “Finally” – Replenish Reusable Bottle System.

This is a brilliant idea, and I am amazed that it took this long to for something like this to come to market. This new household cleaning product, called “Replenish“, is basically an empty plastic bottle made from PET-1 with a “twist-on” bottom full of concentrated cleaner. You fill the plastic bottle up with water, […]

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How To Disinfect Without Using Toxic Chemicals.

August 10, 2010 2 Comments
How To Disinfect Without Using Toxic Chemicals.

While there are all sorts of ways to clean up the germs around the house, most of them are terrible for both you and the environment. Just last week I wrote about how the most common version of “cleaning” is anything but! It is pure insanity that we use the chemicals in these products on […]

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