An Easy Homemade Cleaning Product

When it comes to household cleaners, many of them carry a toxic chemical ingredient list long enough to warrant a hazmat designation. These noxious chemicals pollute our water when they’re washed down the drain, as well as being potentially hazardous to breathe while they’re being used to clean. Fortunately there are some safe (safe enough to eat even) and very effective alternatives that you can find right in your own kitchen.

Vinegar is probably most well-known of natural cleaning substances and with good reason. It’s a wonderful disinfecting cleaner and is great for rubbing down countertops and greasy appliances. When mixed with baking soda it can be used to unclog a drain, and you can even throw a little vinegar in with the laundry for a safe, natural fabric softener. Continue reading