Making your own household cleansers is easy on the earth and on the wallet. It’s also a simple way to reduce toxins in the home.
Try this all-purpose recipe from the nonprofit group Healthy Child Healthy World:
- 2 tsp of Borax
- 4 Tbsp of white vinegar (a natural degreaser and disinfectant)
- 3 to 4 c of hot water for an all-purpose cleanser.
- If more cleaning power is needed, add ¼ tsp of liquid Castile soap.
"Green Spring Cleaning: 9 DIY Recipes for Natural Cleaners," Healthy Child Healthy World, healthychild.org