Eco-friendly Ways of Cleaning for a Healthy Family

 There is hardly anything more pleasant around a home than a clean house and clean air, but to reach that we need to do quite a bit of work, using cleaning supplies in the process. Most of the commercial cleaners today are full of hazardous chemicals that are more or less a product of petroleum, but thankfully there are alternatives we can use to deal with the issue in a safe way. The following tips will give you a few ideas you can use to make your cleaning efforts environmentally safe:
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•    Removing all toxic cleaning supplies
The common chemicals and sprays found around our households usually contain some form of toxic materials, regardless of whether they are oven cleaners, bug sprays, furniture polish or something similar. Most of them have warning labels telling us the dangers of using them, but we ignore them in the name of the greater good. There is hardly any reason to really use most of these when there are plenty of alternatives on the market meant to be equally effective and more eco-friendly efficient household cleaners instead.
•    Chemical recycling
A lot of countries will have good recycling centers and places where you can dispose of your chemicals in such a way that you would not endanger your local groundwater and environment in general. You will need to make sure you do this the right way
.•    Choosing green products
When you go to your local store and you look for cleaning supplies you will need to look at their ingredients first and foremost. Look for biodegradable products that lack any harsh chemicals inside. Avoid anything that says “danger”, “poison”, “caution” and the like if you want to have good results overall. The less poison you have around your home, the better. You will have less issues with your allergies if you have any.•    Use nontoxic and biodegradable products
There are plenty of products on the market you can find and use that have no terrible side effects. Sometimes even regular things such as distilled white vinegar, baking soda and borax can have excellent cleaning properties for a variety of tasks around the home. They are nontoxic and safe to use compared to the usual products such as bleach and the like.

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•    Using sponges, mops and rags
Most of the products used in cleaning are made to be disposable and expendable, since it allows us to deal with less of a mess in the end and because it allows steady profits for companies out there. You should however consider that using non-disposables can save you money in the long run and you will deal with less pollution of the environment as well. Consider the money you will need to spend on paper towels compared to regular towels over the course of a year and the fact that most of them will simply end up in the trash or worse. There is no need for this excess since you can get the job done without them.

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