Browsing the "green cleaning" Tag

How to Clean Old Glass Bottles

November 5th, 2014 | by Julie Finn

Do you ever see old glass bottles, maybe at a flea market, maybe scrounged from an old dump site (we have one of those back in our woods, sigh...), and think, "That bottle would be so great... IF it wasn't covered in 50 years' worth of grime?"


Make These 10 Cleaning Supplies Instead of Buying

October 30th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Homemade cleaning supplies are the best. There. I said it. They're cheaper than store-bought. You can reuse containers to reduce waste. And you control the ingredients, so you can be sure you're not "cleaning" your home with toxic chemicals


Homemade Soft Scrub Recipe

March 6th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Soft scrubs are great at scouring off grime, but they often use harmful chemicals to do it. This homemade soft scrub recipe is effective, all natural, and inexpensive to make


6 DIY Green Cleaning Products

July 20th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Is your house really clean if, when you're done, it's covered in toxic chemicals? Here are 6 resources for DIY green cleaning products to help you clean green on the cheap!


How-to: Sew Your Own Steam Mop Pads

April 17th, 2012 | by Julie Finn

I made myself an entire stash of re-usable steam mop pads. I recycled old towels for the project, creating mop pads that are easy to wash and sanitize, quick to sew, and offer customizable thicknesses, so that I can blast my stone-tiled kitchen floor but not trash the wax on my wood living room floor



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