Tag Archives: Cleaning

Things I Love: September

On the first of every month, I am going to begin a small practice of gratitude: talking about things I love from the last month. This will be both things in my personal life, as well as blog posts and … Continue reading

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Book Review: DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes

Many of you have likely heard of Mommypotamus. She is one of the big dogs with whom I am lucky enough to be part of the community that is Village Green Network. She has a brand new e-book out called … Continue reading

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Go Cloth, Part 2

Now that you’re done wiping your faces, hands, and counters, how else can you reduce paper waste in your home? Cotton Rounds: I mentioned before that I have replaced my cotton balls (seriously, stop and think about what a waste … Continue reading

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Go Cloth, Part 1

A lot of household waste can be traced to disposable paper products. I’ve already mentioned buying compostable paper plates if you have to, but of course dishware that you wash and reuse is best. This same principle applies to all … Continue reading

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Reuse Your Newspaper

If your family receives a daily paper, hopefully you are recycling it. And while that’s great, you can reduce waste and the use of natural resources by reusing some of that newspaper to replace products you would otherwise buy (especially … Continue reading

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Phase Seven: A Squeaky Clean House, Part 2

A good rule is that when vinegar doesn’t work, use baking soda. This is why I buy vinegar by the gallon and baking soda in 13.5 lb bags. Baking soda is good at removing grease and oil. That’s why it’s … Continue reading

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Phase Four: Dishwasher Detergent

As I continued to search the internet for tips on living healthy, eco-friendly lives, I came across this blog. While many of the posts don’t apply to me because I don’t have kids, a large plot of land, or storage … Continue reading

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