Cleaning Recipes

Green living tips and money saving solutions for cleaning recipes for your home and office. This page includes Eco-Friendly Homemade Housecleaning Products, Biodegradable Cleaners, Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Fabric Softeners, Clean Baked on Grime With Baking Soda and Vinegar, and more.

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Natural Treatment for Rust and Mildew Stains

Here is a natural way to remove mild mildew and rust stains from clothing. Use lemon juice (1/2 cup) and salt (1/4 cup). Mix ingredients together, creating a paste like substance.

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Eco-Friendly Homemade Housecleaning Products

How many and which herbs can be substituted for the traditional rather toxic store bought cleaners, i.e. rug cleaners, laundry bleach, fabric softeners, window cleaners, etc.?

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Natural Cleaner For Silver

What can I use for a natural silver cleaner?

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Homemade Natural Hardwood Floor Cleaner

I would like to get a recipe for homemade hardwood floor cleaner. I am going as organic and natural as possible.

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Homemade Natural Tile Cleaner

I would like to get a recipe for homemade tile cleaners. I am going as organic and natural as possible.

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Natural Product for Removing Heavy Laundry Stains

What is good for heavy stains on laundry? I would prefer to use a natural product.

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Use Vodka for Disinfectant

I read in this book on cancer years ago that the best why to disinfect your house is with vodka. It was found to be the only disinfectant that wasn't toxic to cancer patients. You use 4 parts water, one part full strength vodka.

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Finding Non Toxic Cleaning Products

I have been buying a lot of products to clean the bathroom, kitchen, laundry, and my stove. The problem is everything, makes me have coughing fits. Does anyone know of something that I don't have to wear a mask to use, and that I can use to clean all these items?

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Baking Soda and Salt for Cleaning Porcelain

To clean kitchen and bathroom sinks, I mix half a wide mouthed mason jar of baking soda with a 1/4 cup of pickling salt (large grained). It works great, is very cheap and simply dissolves as you use it.

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Clean Baked on Grime With Baking Soda and Vinegar

When you have baked on or cooked on grime you are fighting with on your pots and pans and bakeware, try this:

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Switching to Stainless Steel Pot and Pans

I switched to all stainless steel pots and pans a few years back when the news came out about the fumes from scratched non stick pans was potentially caustic. It took some getting used to cooking wise.

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Use Vinegar for Cleaning Purposes

Many hospitals are now using white vinegar to clean and disinfect everything. With cut backs, it has become more economical. With germs (all over the world), that have become immune to cleaning solutions and antibiotics, vinegar has become the number one choice.

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Clean Clothes Naturally Without Chemicals

Squeeze a lemon, make a paste of with it and baking soda. Leave it on the stain for 30 minutes before washing. (lemon juice contains citric acid; it's bleaching action works especially well)

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Earth Friendly Way to Clean Drains

Prevent clogs in your kitchen sink by regular cleaning. First sprinkle baking soda in the drain, with some getting down drain. Then pour some vinegar in drain.

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Biodegradable Cleaners

am looking to buy but prefer to make some biodegradable cleaners. Can you help me with some brands or some recipes?

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