Natural Cleaning

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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Why Call It Cleaning If We Just Spray Toxic Chemicals All Over The House?

August 5, 2010 0 Comments
Why Call It Cleaning If We Just Spray Toxic Chemicals All Over The House?

Sadly, the majority of people in the world still use toxic and potentially dangerous chemicals to “clean” their homes with. What I don’t understand, however, is why it’s called “cleaning” when it’s anything but? Toxic ingredients like Butyl Cellosolve, a neurotoxin which causes liver and kidney damage and is found in most cleaners; Cyclodextrin, which […]

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Polish And Clean Metal With Common Nontoxic Household Products.

May 18, 2010 1 Comment
Polish And Clean Metal With Common Nontoxic Household Products.

Did you know you might not need to buy toxic specialty cleaners to get the metal items in your house spotless and shiny? Turns out that many common household ingredients can do a fantastic job of polishing up the metal without any chemicals at all. While I highly recommend you try any of these in […]

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9 Ways To Use Essential Oils In Place Of Toxic Chemicals.

October 13, 2009 8 Comments
9 Ways To Use Essential Oils In Place Of Toxic Chemicals.

You could go to the store and buy a whole bunch of toxic air fresheners, laundry detergents, cleaning supplies, or personal care products…but why would you? Using natural essential oils in place of some of those products is better for you and the planet, so it’s a no-brainer! Here are a few ways to use […]

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How To Find A Green Dry Cleaner Near You.

September 10, 2009 3 Comments
How To Find A Green Dry Cleaner Near You.

I am sure that most people by now realize that typical dry cleaning chemicals are extremely toxic and dangerous to both humans and the environment. The main culprit is the chemical Perchloroethylene which is a central nervous system depressant, and inhaling its vapors (particularly in closed, poorly ventilated areas) can cause dizziness, headache, sleepiness, confusion, […]

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