Natural Cleaning

How To Kill Mold Naturally

June 19, 2012 2 Comments
How To Kill Mold Naturally

The bathroom in my new apartment has a rather common problem found in older buildings: mold. Sometimes it can be a battle to kill mold naturally without resorting to toxic products. Built in the 1940’s, designing the bathroom to be efficiently ventilated when bathing was not high on the builder’s list, leaving a tiny window […]

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Inexpensive and Natural Acne Cures

May 10, 2012 1 Comment
Inexpensive and Natural Acne Cures

When fighting a battle against acne, too often doctors immediately prescribe toxic drugs in an attempt to placate their patients. In addition to being toxic, some of these anti-acne drugs have been implicated in suicide attempts by users. Is this the best we can do when trying to deal with acne and other skin issues? […]

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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 3 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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