Many households these days are going green and putting systems into place to reduce the household’s impact on the environment. Even after you’ve started recycling and doing some small things to run a greener home, there are always more changes you can make. In addition to reducing your environmental footprint, many changes save you money as well, which is a big added perk.
Cleaning With Green Products
Most conventional cleaning products include synthetic chemicals that not only harm the environment when you use them, but also require complicated processes to create the cleaners in the first place. There are actually several natural cleaners that work well and reduce your environmental impact. Baking soda is a great deodorizer and works well as an abrasive cleaner for tough jobs. Plain white vinegar has antibacterial properties and, when diluted with water, is a perfect multi-purpose cleaner to use on countertops, floors, windows and other surfaces. If you want to add a little bit of scent, use natural essential oils rather than synthetic fragrances.
Avoiding Unnecessary Plastic and Paper Use
Rather than just recycling the plastic and paper (Read More....)