5 Eco-Friendly Cleaning Tips for Your Home
It’s almost September and you might be thinking of preparing yourself for a detailed spring cleanup. Well, this time around you must try some sustainable products rather than using chemical ones to get the cleaning done.
There are a variety of options you can use to cut out the wasteful products from your buying list. Natural and repurposed cleaning products will not only help you reduce waste but will also prevent you from serious health issues.
Let’s take a look at what you can change in your cleaning routine to make it healthy and eco-friendly.
Avoid Using Paper Towels
Most of us use paper towels to clean almost everything in our home. These towels are made by cutting down trees, which adversely impacts our planet in the form of pollution and global warming. Therefore, it’s high time you ditch those paper towels and opt for eco-friendly alternatives. You can cut your old T-shirts into equal pieces and repurpose them for cleaning. Moreover, you can use cloth sponges to lift stains from your kitchen slabs and for washing dishes. Our Biodegradable Cellulose Printed Sponge Cloths are a great option to use in your kitchen as it is long-lasting, strong and easy to wash along with the quality of odor reduction. In this way, you can keep plenty of paper waste out of landfills.
Switch to Lemon for Metal Polish
You can eliminate the spots from your metal products and stainless steel kitchen utensils by using just lemon and salt. Half a lemon, smidge some salt or baking soda onto it and use it to polish your metal products. Cleanse the products and dry those with a cloth, your products will appear shiny as new. In order to make your steel bottles spotless from the inside, you can opt for Eco-friendly Glass and Bottle Scrub Brush.
Make DIY Air-Freshener
Air fresheners you often buy from the market contain harmful chemicals such as Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) that can deteriorate the indoor air quality along with your health. According to a report of the United States Environmental Protection Agency , exposure to VOCs can result in eyes, nose and throat irritation, nausea.. Thus, to avoid such problems you can make Stovetop Potpourri with natural ingredients at your home. For instance, mix apples, cinnamon and cloves in a water pot and let it boil. It will leave your home with a fresh aroma such that you will soon say goodbye to your usual air fresheners.
Ditch the Chemical Cleaning Agents
Vinegar is a non-toxic natural cleaning agent which you can use instead of the chemical ones. Mix it with water in equal quantity and use it to remove dust and greasy spills from your kitchen floors and bathroom tiles. You can even clean glass windows and tables from vinegar solution. Just spray it on the surface and wipe it off with your cleaning sponge.
So, start your spring household cleanup by switching to sustainable and eco-friendly options. Once you dive into using natural cleaning agents there is no going back as these are not only planet friendly but also economical relative to those you usually buy.
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