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Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products

General, Green Cleaning
Safe kitchen Cleaning Products

Let’s talk about the large variety of cleaning products we use in our kitchens, from the dish soap and detergent, to the sprays and surface cleaners. It is quite scary to think about all the toxins lurking under our sinks, just waiting for us to bring them out and wreak havoc with our health, and all in the laudable name of cleaning up dirt and germs! You might not be ready to take the leap to make your own products…

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Rubbing Alcohol Safe to Use for Green Cleaning?

Green Cleaning
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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Essential Oils for Cleaning

Green Cleaning
Cleaning with Essential Oils

I am sure you have heard by now that essential oils have really great benefits. You may even have used them in a diffuser to scent the air. But did you know they have great cleaning and disinfecting properties that make them perfect to add to your homemade cleaning products? Just a few drops not only gives a fresh scent, but also those extra germ fighting powers.  Through my research, I have found that most essential oils inhibit the growth…

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5 Things We Forget to Clean

Green Cleaning
Remember to Clean These 5 things

Spring is in full blast and summer is right around the corner. Have you done your spring cleaning yet? Yes? Good job! No? Well, what are your waiting for? I have a few important reminders of things in our home we tend to overlook. The five areas in our home we forget to clean that need attention more often than you would think: Bathroom rugs – They don’t have a chance to dry out well between uses which means mold and…

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Microfiber Cloths for Green Cleaning

Green Cleaning
Green Cleaning with Microfiber Cloths

  Do you own any microfiber cloths yet? If not, you need to run and get one immediately! Microfiber cloths are a must have in your green cleaning arsenal. They are amazing and good for the environment because they allow you to clean with just water. You also get the benefit of saving money on paper towels because you launder them and reuse. They work for all types of surfaces without scratching anything. I love them for doing dishes and dusting and wiping just…

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