Browsing the "Green Housecleaning" Category

Detox Your Home: Reconsidering Household Cleaners

October 1st, 2012 | by The Green Divas

Had a great time on Ebru Today talking about how to detox our homes as we prepare to seal ourselves in for the colder months. I focused primarily on cleaning products because I think so many folks don't realize just how toxic they can be and how important it is, especially when our homes are closed up during the colder season, to try to reduce our exposure to toxic chemicals


5 Cancer-Causers Lurking in Your Home

April 13th, 2012 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

Much information is being shared about carcinogens in everyday items such as formaldehyde, nitrobenzene and methylene chloride. Instead of feeling shocked and perplexed by the toxicity you are involuntary living in, you can take a few simple actions to rid your home of many cancer-causers and ensure a healthy environment for you and your family


Making More than Lemonade from Lemons

January 24th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

It's easy to accumulate a pile of lemons and anxiously wonder what to do with them. In some parts of the country, rat populations increase and become a major problem when citrus fruits are left in the trees for too long. Bipolar temperatures rising and than plummeting can ruin ripened fruit almost overnight. There's several ways to use up your supply and interestingly enough, lemonade isn't always the most popular use for these golden citrus orbs. Here are a few ways to use up your supply of lemons making more than just lemonade from lemons


Combating Dust the Green Way

August 2nd, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

While the market is full of cleansers made for wood and now even all purpose for wood and glass, sometimes the solution is much more simple. Here are a few ways to send those dust particles packing


3 Tips for More Sustainable Living

February 8th, 2011 | by Karen Lee

There are a million different ways to live sustainably and if you think about them all, they can make your head spin. I'm the epitome of 'Give me the Cliffnotes version!" type of a person. So let's see how we can simplify ways to live sustainably.



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