DIY Home + Garden

Published on July 20th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe


6 DIY Green Cleaning Products

DIY green cleaning products

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!

Conventional cleaning supplies are chock full of mystery chemicals, including some that are potentially very harmful to your family’s health. Some of these carcinogens and endocrine disruptors are right on the label, while others hide behind misleading names like “fragrance.” Instead of trying to decipher those laundry lists of polysyllabic ingredients, why not make your own DIY green cleaning products instead?

Whether we’re talking laundry or scrubbing the toilet, cleaning the house is no joke! You don’t want to go through all of that work and end up with a house that’s actually less clean than it was before you started, but that’s basically what happens with many conventional cleaning products. Check out these DIY alternatives!

clean laundry

1. Raspberry Leaf Laundry Sachet

Dryer sheets are great at making clothes smell nice. The problem is that they use chemical fragrances to do the job. Instead, replace those dangerous chemical sheets with a natural scent you make yourself. Try this clean laundry tutorial for a sachet made with raspberry leaf!

Next>> Reusable Cleaning Wipes

Image Credits: Creative Commons photo by jaymiek; Raspberry Leaf Sachet photo by Becky Striepe

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About the Author

My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

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