Friday, August 8, 2008
GREEN CLEANING KIT FOR YOUR HOME
Blog: How to make a Green Cleaning Kit There are so many good reasons to start cleaning green. It costs less than using conventional cleaners, its kinder to the environment, and its non-toxic so kinder to your body too! You only need a few basic ingredients to clean the whole house. What you need: Baking Soda - abrasive, water soluble and anti-fungal White Vinegar - a deodoriser and sanitiser Liquid Castille Soap Tea Tree Oil - anti-fungal, antiseptic Salt Spray Bottles Creme Cleaner 1/2 cup Baking Soda Liquid Castille Soap Mix the two together to a texture like frosting. Great on baths, showers and handbasins. All purpose Spray Cleaner Fill a spray bottle with half white vinegar and half water. This is also a good floor cleaner. Mould Killer 2 tsp Tea Tree Oil 2 cups Water Shake together in a spray bottle and spray onto mould in showers, on walls, ceilings . . . in fact pretty much anywhere! Window Cleaner 1/2 tsp Castille Soap 3 T White Vinegar 2 cups Water Microwave Cleaner 1/2 cup White Vinegar 1/2 cup Water Bring to the boil in the microwave. Baked on food will be loosened so you can easily wipe it off and the microwave will be deodorised. Toilet Cleaner 1/4 cup Baking Soda 1 cup White Vinegar Sprinkle Baking Soda around toilet bowl. Pour over White vinegar. Scrub with a toilet brush. Oven Cleaner 3/4 cup Baking Soda 1/4 cup Salt 1/4 cup Water Mix ingredients to a thick paste. Moisten oven surfaces with a damp cloth. Spread paste over oven surfaces. Leave overnight, then remove with a spatula and wipe clean.