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Rubbing Alcohol Safe to Use for Green Cleaning?

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Isopropyl Alcohol

Rubbing alcohol, otherwise known as isopropyl alcohol, is cheap and easy to find. It is something we often already have in our homes as it is a popular choice for disinfecting purposes, such as earrings and skin. Prior to my research, I considered it a safe and green cleaner. But, because it is a chemical that is unsafe to drink, is flammable, and can cause skin irritations, I no longer feel comfortable including it on the list. Rubbing alcohol is…

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Hydrogen Peroxide for Green Cleaning

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Green Cleaning

It is time to ditch your chlorine bleach and start using hydrogen peroxide. We all know that bleach is very toxic and not safe to use. If you don’t, check out this article ​HERE​. Hydrogen peroxide not only is a much safer alternative; it is also very reasonable. You might already have it in your first aid kit but, if not, you can pick it up at the Dollar Store along with a few other green cleaning goodies. We often…

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Baking Soda for Green Cleaning

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budget friendly cleaning

Baking soda is yet another of my favorite, budget friendly cleaners featured in my article, ​Dollar Store Deals for Green Clea​ning. Like vinegar, the uses for it seem endless. You may be familiar with it for its ability to make your baked goods rise; however, it has tons of practical cleaning uses as well. It is nontoxic to humans and very versatile. Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is derived from a mineral and in simplest terms is a…

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Vinegar for Green Cleaning

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Safe, budget friendly cleaning product, vinegar

Is vinegar not the most versatile product ever? Not only does it have tons of uses for cleaning and cooking, but it is also very reasonable. So reasonable in fact, it makes it into my article, Dollar Store Deals for Green Cleaning. But the dollar store isn’t the only place to get a great deal on it, white distilled vinegar is easily accessible at pretty much any store these days. Vinegar is an ingredient I use for cooking so by…

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Dollar Store Deals for Green Cleaning

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Save Money Green Clean

  Are you worried that going green is going to cost a lot of money?? Well have no fear, green cleaning can actually save you money! Just a quick trip to the dollar store and you can find these simple items for DIY cleaning products. (Stay tuned, I plan on sharing recipes soon!)  These are some of my favorite dollar store deals: Baking Soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is great for absorbing smells. Pet messes are something I use it on often and…

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