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It IS Easy to be Green

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It IS Easy to be Green

  Cleaning is not typically a favorite home activity. Maybe that’s why it feels like an extra burden to figure out what “green cleaning” is – haven’t we already done enough? However, the cleaning products used in your home impact the indoor air quality, your health, and the environment. Making a few simple changes to the products you use means your normal routine - whether you are a strict cleaning-calendar adherent or you run through the house with a rag when company is on the way – just got greener. We’ve listed 5 starter steps that’ll have you well on...

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A Better Way to Disinfect a Sponge

Better Household Cleaning Disinfect a Sponge Disinfecting a Sponge without Chemicals Meliora K

This article originally posted June 2, 2014 on our tumblr blog http://meliorak.tumblr.com/   Do you use a sponge for handwashing dishes? How quickly does it get really, really disgusting?    The standard advice for this problem is to get the sponge wet and put it in the microwave for a minute or two.There’s nothing particularly wrong with that, as it will certainly get the job done. However, something about not seeing the magic happen, and the occasional result of drying up the dirty sponge because of leaving it in too long, is unsatisfying. Many people end up using bleach to really feel like...

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