- Make your own cleaners with baking soda, washing soda and vinegar.
- Find safer cleaners at the Guide to Healthy Cleaning.
- Purchase Green Seal or Safer Choice certified products.
Green Cleaning Recipes:
Rind of 2 oranges, lemons or limes
In a glass jar, add rinds and fill with enough vinegar to cover rinds. Let sit for 2-3 days. Drain infused vinegar into container and dispose of rinds. Use in green cleaning recipes.
Fabric Softener and Deodorizer
1 cup white vinegar
Add vinegar to the fabric softener dispenser or where you add the detergent. Softens fabric and removes strong odors.
1/4 cup washing soda
3 drops dish soap
Cleans one load of dishes.
Dishwasher rinse aid
Fill up your rinse aid dispenser with white vinegar to remove spots from glasses.
1/4 cup vinegar
1 1/2 tsp. liquid dish soap
In a 16 oz. spray bottle add vinegar and fill with water. Add dish soap last.