Eco-Friendly Back-To-School Supplies

Eco-Friendly Back-To-School Supplies

Eco-Friendly Back-To-School Supplies Eco-Friendly Back-To-School Supplies, September is here and that means parents and children can be found filling store aisles with their classroom supply list in hand ready to gear up for a new school year. Depending on what grade your child is in, their back-to-school supply list can range from a few supplies […]

ECO-FRIENDLY AIR FRESHENERS

ECO-FRIENDLY AIR FRESHENERS

WHY DO THIS? Store-bought air fresheners may contain formaldehyde and benzene (a carcinogen), which are both toxic to humans. In fact, the EPA estimates that indoor air is 2-5 times more polluted than outdoor, in part because of the use of cleaning products like air fresheners. Keep these toxins out of your house by making […]

microfiber duster

microfiber duster

Are you wondering if the microfiber duster is really the best dusting tool available? Would it be classified as one of the green cleaning products being advertised? Does it really save money while being more effective than other dusting options? Microfiber Duster – How to Get Best Results While Saving Money It seems that there […]

homemade dishwasher detergent

homemade dishwasher detergent

What you’ll need: 1 cup borax 1 cup washing soda 1/2 cup citric acid 1/4-1/2 cup salt (if you are using course salt, use 1/2 cup) What you’ll do: 1. Mix all ingredients into a medium size bowl then pour into a container for storage. A mason jar works great, or you could also use […]

Benefits of an organized life

Benefits of an organized life

At Green Clean, we share tips, tricks, thoughts, and strategies for a clutter-free lifestyle. As 2014 begins, I want to step back and see the proverbial forest instead of the trees. Just what are the benefits of being organized? It’s potentially a long list, but I’ve narrowed it down to what has affected me the […]

Homemade Dusting Spray

Homemade Dusting Spray

Recipe #1 1 Tbsp natural dish soap 15 drops lemon essential oil 2 Cups water Pour ingredients into a spray bottle and shake gently to combine. Either spray onto surface and wipe clean with a cloth, or spray it directly on the cloth and then wipe down the surface. Recipe #2 1/4 cup olive oil […]

Homemade Bleach

Homemade Bleach

I’ve come to the conclusion that you can make pretty much anything you can buy from the store. This is especially true with cleaning products. In the past I have shared my recipes for laundry detergent and dishwasher detergent, today I’m going to share my recipe for bleach. We usually have a jug of bleach […]

Homemade Disinfecting Wipes

Homemade Disinfecting Wipes

As I have been trying to eliminate paper waste from our household as well as clean our home using natural, non-toxic, and frugal cleaning products, there is one thing I have been missing – Clorox wipes. Having 2 (now 3!) small children, especially an active, independent, and potty-training toddler, means lots of little messes. Sometimes […]

Homemade Non-Toxic Disinfectant

Homemade Non-Toxic Disinfectant

I had several people ask about my Non-toxic disinfectant recipe, so here it is: 16 oz. water 3 tbsp. liquid castile soap 30 drops tea tree oil Mix together in a spray bottle. There are many, many ways you can make a non-toxic disinfectant if you don’t have these ingredients on hand. (I order my […]