For Your Air, Floor and More: Green Cleaning

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One of the simplest ways to help the environment and possibly improve your home environment is to clean green. You can easily change your cleaning habits to reflect an eco-friendly mindset without sacrificing sanitation. If you want to be more green, consider the following tips about how you clean. Try cleaning products that are green. Most cleaning solutions are petroleum-based. Instead buy products made from renewable, non-toxic resources. Plant-based green cleaners usually have pleasant, natural oils like coconut or palm kernel. Whether you want a cleaner that is scented, fragrance free or pH-neutral, you can choose from many options. Since these substances come from nature you know they won't damage your family or home. Improve your home's air. The chemicals in many cleaners can damage your skin or senses. This does not even take into account the natural pollutants that travel freely through the air. The chemicals in many aerosol air fresheners or candles can exacerbate the problems. There are many spray fresheners that can replace your aerosol cans or for another fragrant options use spices or herbs to freshen a room. Baking soda is also a healthy and well-trusted option for getting rid of unpleasant odors. If you want to filter your air, you can buy a machine or consider growing a broad green leaf plant inside. Keep your floors thoroughly clean. Heavy foot traffic can make it difficult to get clean floors. Not only does foot traffic bring in dirt, but it also brings outdoor pollutants and toxins into your home. You should puts a mat at each doorway you use to help remove some of the dirt and other things. A more effective way to keep toxins out is to make your family and guests go shoeless in your home. These are only a small sample of the green cleaning ideas for your home. Using soap and water rather than antibacterial cleaners is one way to stay healthy. If you want to do more green cleaning, there are a number of helpful resources online. Whether you want to live off the grid or simply want to change a few things in your life, there are green ideas to help you. The key to green cleaning is to know what substances are coming into your home. If you want a better environment for your home, it's an easy thing to start.
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This article was published on 2011/01/07