Nontoxic Cleaning Supply Recipes
2 Tbsp. Borax
2 Cups boiling water
Place in spray bottle and use as you would any commercial all-purpose cleaner. Note: Its best to mix in a bowl before placing in spray bottle. If any bits of Borax dont dissolve, theyll clog your sprayer.Floor Cleaner 1/2 cup washing soda (baking soda)
1 cup white vinegar
2 Tbsp. vegetable-based floor soap
2 gallons hot water
Furniture Polish1 part distilled white vinegar
3 parts olive oil
Juice of one lemon
This must be made fresh each time. It gets really rancid if it sits.
Tub and Tile Cleaner
1-3/4 cups baking soda
1/2 cup vegetable-based soap (liquid)
1/2 cup water
2 Tbsp. vinegar
Stir until lumps are gone. Keep covered when not in use, or it will dry out. Shake well before using. Great for greasy, grimy jobs. If you find a baking soda residue, rinse with a squirt of vinegar and water.
Glass Cleaner The best glass cleaner you can get is plain club soda. Its amazing. If you use newspaper instead of a rag, youll be thrilled with the results!
Rust Remover Sprinkle some salt on the rust. Squeeze a lime over the salt until it is well-soaked. Leave on for 2-3 hours. Use the lime rind as a scrubber. Rust is gone!