Recent Non-toxic Cleaning Articles

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Getting to Know Enzymatic Cleaners

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 19, 2013

If you've been hunting for ecologically-friendly cleaning options, chances are high that you've encountered enzymatic cleaners, which lift dirt, grime, and odors without introducing...

We Tested It: Eco-Friendly Cleaning: Cream Of Tartar

Posted by Sayward Rebhal | Oct 24, 2013

I’d been hearing this buzz in my hippie circles about making all kinds of awesome eco-friendly home cleaning products using cream of tartar. Cream of tartar? Before I could commit...

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8 Unexpected Uses for Mustard

Posted by Katie Marks | Oct 23, 2013

Mustard. This small, humble seed is used in cuisines the world over, from the sharp spicy mustard served with dim sum to the rich, seedy variety applied to sandwiches. It's got pep...

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Eco-Friendly Mold Removal Tips

Posted by Katie Marks | Oct 21, 2013

Few things are quite as unpleasant as uncovering a patch of mold. You might have found it while innocently moving furniture, or while trying to track down the origins of an unpleasant...

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Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Posted by Katie Marks | Oct 07, 2013

Feeling a little under the weather lately? One potential source of your illness could be your own home, thanks to the smorgasbord of toxins that tend to lurk inside, causing issues...

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Green Cleaning Tips for Cat Pee

Posted by Katie Marks | Sep 30, 2013

I love my cats. What I don't love is their pee. When it's confined to the litterbox, that's great, but sometimes they miss, or they're not feeling well, and they don't quite make it...

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9 Refreshing Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Posted by Katie Marks | Sep 26, 2013

Hydrogen peroxide. It's that weird-smelling stuff that comes in the brown bottle that your dad used to dab on your skinned knees when you were a kid. It was kind of cool to watch...

We Tested It: Homemade Daily Shower Spray

Posted by Sayward Rebhal | Sep 26, 2013

My boyfriend has this contraption called an Automatic Shower Cleaner. Have you heard of this? I’ve done some research and basically, it’s a magical device made by unicorns...