Silverware Green Cleaning Recipes

Silverware Green Cleaning Recipes

Commercial silver polish contains toxins, and manufacturers recommend you don't leave on skin too long. Do you really want something like that spread over your flatware? Silver Aluminum Foil, Boiling Water, Baking Soda and Salt: Keep your sterling shined with this seemingly magic method. Line your sink or a bucket with aluminum foil, and drop in tarnished [...]
Clogged Drains Green Cleaning Recipes

Clogged Drains Green Cleaning Recipes

A stopped up sink or tub is a real hassle, but pouring toxic chemicals like Drano on them isn't so wise. Not only will that pollute our waterways, but the products can cause chemical burns and are highly dangerous if ingested. Do you really want that in your home? Baking Soda and Boiling Water: Pour [...]
Oven Green Cleaning Recipes

Oven Green Cleaning Recipes

Conventional oven cleaning chemicals are loaded with toxic ingredients, including ethers, ethylene glycol, lye (sodium and potassium hydroxide), methylene chloride and petroleum distillates. The products are harmful to skin and eyes, and the fumes are unhealthy. Instead, go natural! Baking Soda and Water: Coat the inside of your dirty appliance with a paste made from water [...]
Porcelain and Tile Green Cleaning Recipes

Porcelain and Tile Green Cleaning Recipes

Baking Soda and Water: Dust surfaces with baking soda, then scrub with a moist sponge or cloth. If you have tougher grime, sprinkle on some kosher salt, and work up some elbow grease. Lemon Juice or Vinegar: Got stains, mildew or grease streaks? Spray or douse with lemon juice or vinegar. Let sit a few minutes, then [...]
Kitchen Counters Green Cleaning Recipes

Kitchen Counters Green Cleaning Recipes

Baking Soda and Water: Reclaim counters by sprinkling with baking soda, then scrubbing with a damp cloth or sponge. If you have stains, knead the baking soda and water into a paste and let set for a while before you remove. This method also works great for stainless steel sinks, cutting boards, containers, refrigerators, oven tops [...]