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5 steps to Eco-Friendly cleaning.

Updated: Jan 4

In a world where environmental consciousness is gaining momentum, adopting eco-friendly practices has become imperative. One area where individuals can make a significant impact is their house cleaning routines. Traditional cleaning products often contain harsh chemical's that can be harmful to both the environment and your health. Below we explore 5 eco-friendly cleaning alternatives that promote sustainability and wellbeing.

  1. Baking soda and vinegar duo. Two pantry staples, baking soda and vinegar, form a dynamic duo for various cleaning purposes. Baking soda's gentle abrasiveness helps scrub away dirt and stains, while vinegar's acidic nature acts as a powerful disinfectant. Combine them to create a foaming reaction that tackles grime effectively. This natural concoction is especially useful for cleaning surfaces in the bathroom and kitchen.

  2. Lemon freshness. Lemons with their natural anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties, can be utilised for a fresh and clean home. Mix lemon juice with water to create a surface cleaner that leaves a pleasant citrus scent. Lemon peels can be soaked in white vinegar for a few weeks to make homemade citrus infused cleaner.

  3. Castile Soap. This all purpose cleaner is made from plant based oils, is versatile and eco-friendly option for and all purpose cleaner. Dilute it with water and add a few drops of essential oils for a customized scent. This gentle yet effective solution can be used on various surfaces from countertops to floors, without leaving harmful residues.

  4. Micro-fibre cloths for sustainable scrubbing. Swap disposable cleaning wipes for reusable micro-fibre cloths. These cloths are highly effective at trapping dust and particles without the need for chemical laden solutions. They can be machine washed and re-used, reducing waste and environmental impact.

  5. DIY Air Fresheners: Commercial air fresheners often contain synthetic fragrances and harmful chemicals.. Create your won eco-friendly air fresheners using essential oils and water. Mix a few drops of your favourite essential oil with water in a spray bottle for a natural and refreshening scent.

Embracing eco9-friendly cleaning practice's goes being minimizing our environment footprint - it contributes to healthier living. By opting for simple, natural alternatives we can achieve cleanliness without compromising our commitment to sustainability.

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