DIY All Purpose Household Cleaner
There are so many household cleaners being sold these days that are loaded with strong, artificial colors and fragrances and harsh cleansing agents like bleach, ammonia, and acids; as well as unneeded antibacterial ingredients like pesticides that can potentially make bacteria even stronger. So why not make your own all purpose household cleaner. Making your own will let you cut out all the unnecessary toxic and environmentally polluting ingredients.
What you need:
½ cup vinegar
¼ cup baking soda (or 2 teaspoons borax)
½ gallon water
What to do:
Combine all ingredients
If you don’t have time to make your own household cleaner, try one of these natural household cleaning products that are less harmful to the environment.
CitraSolv Natural Multi-Purpose Cleaner- CitraSolve all purpose cleaner is not only made of naturally derived products ideal for using on many surfaces. It’s also made with environmentally conscious packaging
green works All Purpose Cleaner- 97% naturally derived, this all purpose cleaner is tough on grease, grime and dirt. And it comes in original and lemon scents
Just Natural & Co. All Purpose Non Toxic Cleaner- Just Natural & Co all purpose cleaner is chemical free, soy based cleaner that’s safe to use all around the house
Mrs. Meyers Clean Day All Purpose Cleaner- this earth friendly all purpose cleaner will clean kitchens, bathrooms and ever other room in your home
Seventh Generation Free & Clear All Purpose Cleaner- Seventh Generation creates all types of household and personal care products that are good for your family and the planet. This all purpose cleaner will help get those tough stains out
Ausan Natural All Purpose Cleaner- this all purpose cleaner has ingredients that will naturally remove dirt and grime on any surface
what-EVER! Natural All Purpose Cleaner- gluten free and hypoallergenic, this all purpose cleaner is safe for waterways and marine life
So whether you create your own all purpose cleaner or buy a natural all purpose cleaner that is safe for the environment, you’ll be helping your family and the environment.
What is your go to all purpose cleaner?
Wendy Yu is a digital marketing professional living in New York City. When she’s not using the power of social media to share ideas on how to be more environmentally friendly, she is exploring the city, trying local foods, and learning more about how she can reduce her carbon footprint.
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