mustard powder spilling out of jar, in a bowl and wooden spoon

 

Cleaning With Condiments

Cleaning With Condiments, They Aren’t Just For Food Anymore! This clever article is from Greg Wiszniewski from Busy Bee Cleaning, who’d have thought Mustard powder is a good deodoriser for jars?  “If you want to go green (or save some money) while conducting usual cleaning chores, you might be surprised that some of the cheapest and healthiest alternatives too mainstream …

 

toilet bombs in dark dish on colourful back ground

 

DIY Peppermint Toilet Bombs

I’ve had a few emails and comments regarding my previous recipe for toilet bombs not working out very well; some people had trouble getting them to stay in the tray and form a cube, while others had cubes that stuck together once in the jar. I’ve revised the recipe to make it easier and more reliable. Click the button below for the …

 

 

Green Disinfectants

Have you often wondered what you could use as an alternative to Dettol as a disinfectant. There are times when you really need some germ-killing power but the truth is many of the commercially available disinfectants are so strong they really belong in hospitals, not your homes. Many of them contain ammonium compounds such as benzalkonium chloride, pine oil, alcohol, …

 

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Cleaning Can Damage Your Health

When using those incredibly toxic cleaning products from the supermarket that is, not when you use our cleaning products that are the safest on the planet, we don’t use any plant derived chemicals (some of our ‘green’ competitors do) and we most certainly don’t use ammonia and bleach! This article from the Herald discusses research that states women in particular are more susceptible …