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Green cleaning recipes!

Posted Jun 02 2009 4:38pm
We found an amazing array of green cleaning recipes on HarmoniousEnvironment.com! Not only are they effective, but they are safe for your pup!

Here are a few of our favorites:

Antibacterial product:

1 cup water 25 drops pure essence lavender oil

Pour water into a spray bottle, add lavender oil and shake. Spray onto surfaces—no need to wipe. This spray is good for use on “high-touch” areas like doorknobs and phones when someone in the family is sick.

All-purpose cleaner:

White vinegar and baking soda

Combine when ready to use--makes a science-project like foam. With this combo you will constantly find new uses for cleaning with them. Here are some: stubborn stains (let sit, then rinse), stainless steel, water fountains, silver, brass, stained glass.

Carpet and upholstery cleaners:

Cornstarch or baking soda

Sprinkle several pounds of cornstarch or baking soda on a nine by twelve carpet or liberally on upholstery, let sit for an hour and vacuum. For freshly soiled spots, use soda water or make a paste with baking soda and vinegar or soda water and scrub dirty area. A water-only steam machine is also an effective method for removing stains and dirt from carpets and upholstery.

Toilet bowl cleaner:

White vinegar

Pour 2 cups of white vinegar in toilet bowl and let stand overnight

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