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How to Clean Green
10 All Natural Cleaning Recipes


Cleaning green is a great way to honor the spirit of Earth Day all year-round. You don't need to spend a lot of green to go green at home. Just invest five minutes mixing up some all-natural, completely safe cleaners with basic ingredients you probably already have on hand. Ready to get started? Grab a spray bottle and head to your kitchen.



All Purpose Cleaner

This is a great All Purpose Cleaner for everything from kitchen countertops to bathroom tubs to unidentifiable carpet stains. Gentle enough for young children to use on their own, yet tough enough to remove stubborn stovetop grease.


Note: While this recipe is 100% natural, Borax can cause eye irritation and, if consumed in large quantities, can be poisonous to humans and animals. Exercise caution when handling Borax and store it safely away from children and pets.


1 teaspoon Borax
1/2 teaspoon washing soda
2 teaspoons white vinegar
1/4 teaspoon dishwashing liquid
2 cups hot water
Optional: 15-20 drops of Essential Oil (EO) of your choice


Mix vinegar, Borax, washing soda and 1 cup of hot water in a 16-ounce spray bottle. Swish around gently until the Borax and washing soda has fully dissolved.


Add remaining hot water, dishwashing liquid and optional essential oil. If you can't find washing soda in the laundry section of your grocery store, substitute with 1 full teaspoon of regular baking soda.





Check out our additional All Natural Cleaning Recipes



Natural Cleaning : Scrubbing Cleanser


Natural Cleaning : Bathroom Cleaners
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Bathroom Mold Remover


Natural Cleaning : Furniture Care
Furniture Polish
Polishing Cloths


Natural Cleaning : Glass Cleaner


Natural Cleaning : Floor Cleaner


Natural Cleaning : Liquid Laundry Detergent


Natural Cleaning : Air Freshener Alternatives





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