Vinegar is a great all-purpose cleaner; use it straight for tough jobs, or dilute it with water. Tea-tree oil is a natural fungicide and can help disinfect surfaces — mix 2 teaspoons with 2 cups water. To whiten stained tiles or grout, use a mixture of 1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide to 1 cup water.All of […]
Pour a small amount of soda water onto a fresh carpet spill, and blot with a towel. Don’t rub, as you may mat the fibers. If the stain is set, try hydrogen peroxide: Pour some onto a clean, white cloth, then press cloth to carpet. Wait about 15 minutes, blot with a clean cloth. There […]
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need high-octane chemicals to render a home spic-and-span. Try these brands of natural cleaners – the great reviews we get from our customers are proof they get the job done!
Your laundry will smell fresh, not cloying, with Scented Natural Blue Eucalyptus Lavender Detergent by Seventh Generation. And many concentrated, natural laundry detergents also come in larger sizes to save you money and reduce packaging in our landfills.
Rid your home of fumy chemicals by replacing surface, glass, toilet, and floor cleaners with plant-based brands – try any of these quality green cleaners. Direct links of asthma and allergies to commerical cleaners have already been established.You may not have any asthma or allergy symptoms today, but unfortunately the fumes emitted from commercial cleaning […]
Are you searching for alternatives to health-hazardous artificial fragrances? Try the naturally scented products below. Beeswax Lip Balm by Burt’s Bees. A touch of peppermint oil blends with honey-tinged beeswax for a tingly lip treat Fabric Softner by Ecover. The calming aroma of lavender creates a fabric softner that leaves clothes soft and sweetly scented […]
Are you searching for alternatives to health-hazardous artificial fragrances? Try the naturally scented cleaners below. Unscented goods steer clear of fragrance, while essential and other plant-derived oils please the nose in scented ones. Natural Blue Eucalyptus & Lavender Detergent by Seventh Generation. Your laundry will smell fresh, not cloying. Free & Clear Liquid Laundry Determent […]
Here’s a nontoxic but effective way to clean your tub: Add one teaspoon of liquid soap and several drops of an antibacterial essential oil (such as tea tree, eucalyptus, rosemary, or peppermint) to one cup of baking soda. Add just enough water to form a paste, and use it with a sponge or brush to […]
Competing in an industry of big polluters, Seventh Generation annually saves some 171,000 trees, 62 million gallons of water, and 103 billion BTUs of energy thanks to its green-products line (chlorine-free recycled bathroom tissue, recycled plastic trash bags, and natural dishwasher detergents, to name a few). Since 2005, the company has cut its own greenhouse-gas […]
The human race is now polluted with hundreds of industrial chemicals – with little or no understanding of the consequences. Babies are born pre-polluted, with as many as 300 industrial chemicals in their bodies when they enter the world. We are at a tipping point, where the pollution in people is increasingly associated with a […]