Non-Toxi Clean

Non-Toxi Clean

Windows get dirty, but you don’t need to reach for chemical cleaners to return them to a sparkling shine. Use natural, nontoxic ingredients such as vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice to clean and polish windows. Chemical window-cleaning agents contribute to environmental damage and can contribute to indoor air pollution. Under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act, household cleaners are...

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Respect

Recycle your old sponges in your potted plants. Especially good for keeping outdoor soil pots moist, old cellulose sponges make the perfect bottom component of planted pots. Rinse the old sponge throughly to remove any soap residue. Cut sponge to fit into plant pot, place in pot, then cover with potting soil, and add plant(s) and top off with soil. Compress soil gently with hands. Water in! The...

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