Spring Clean, The Natural Way

By happy • March 13th, 2013

 

 

Now that Daylight Savings has passed, this time of year usually sparks memories of flowers blooming, warmer weather, longer days… and time to start that Spring cleaning.

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If it’s time to polish your pad from floor to ceiling, we have some natural recipes to make the process good for you and the environment.  These common household items work just as well as the most expensive and toxic cleaners on the market.

 

Baking Soda

Use on top of countertops, ovens, bathtubs, and sinks. It also rids of odors; sprinkle on to your carpet before vacuuming to eliminate lingering smells.

Tea Tree Oil

A natural sanitizer, add a few drops to a spray bottle filled with water then use to disinfect surfaces around the house.

 

All Purpose Cleaner

Mix ½ cup vinegar and ¼ cup of baking soda into ½ gallon of water

 

Carpet cleaner

Mix equal part of white vinegar and water in a pray bottle. Spray directly on to stain, let sit for a few minutes, and clean with brush or sponge using warm, soapy water.

 

Furniture Polish

Add a few drops of lemon oil into ½ cup warm water

 

Oven Cleaner

Moisten oven surfaces with sponge and water. Mix ¾ cup baking soda, 1/4 cup salt and ¼ cup water to make a thick pasta and spread throughout oven interior. Let sit over night. Remove with a spatula and wipe clean.

For all of the unwanted Christmas gifts still sitting in boxes along with other items that are taking up space in your garage and storage, drop them to us and we’ll recycle them! From cardboard to appliances, lightbulbs to electronics, we’ll make sure they’re given new life without harming the planet. Our Resource Recovery Facility is open 7 days a week, so come by, say hi, and get cleaning!

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