Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Clean Your Home: Non-toxic, Environmentally Friendly

If you are interested in ways to utilize non-toxic cleaning methods - or take an environmentally friendly approach to cleaning, this post is for you! 

Below you will find "quick tips" to help you reduce cleaning time or clean more efficiently as well as links to websites that have "recipes" for cleaning products.

*Keep a Magic Eraser (or other similar brand) in your shower/tub. Once a week when you jump in for a shower, turn the shower on and grab the Magic Eraser, wet it and wipe your walls and tub from the top down before going about your show routine. Removes soap scum/grime and you have no harsh chemical residue or fumes to worry about.

*Nontoxic "Recipes" for making your own cleaners can be found here: http://www.ecologycenter.org/factsheets/cleaning.html

* seventh GENERATION also has a line of products that are completely free and clear of dyes and perfumes...

*PureAyre - Eliminate odors caused by pets, cat urine, smoke, skunk, cigars, gasoline, cooking - anything. Powerful odor eliminator, PureAyre, the world's first odor eliminator made only from natural, food-grade ingredients. It is non-toxic and safe to use around pets and children and is safe for the environment! To purchase product, email pureayre@gmail.com or call 612-414-4764.

*I have not bee paid to endorse any of these sites/products.

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