With the planet’s climate obviously changing (contrary to what some people believe) and environmentalist is begging everyone to do their part in saving the world we live in. One of the biggest threats to our environment are the toxic chemicals we use to clean our homes, so here are some DIY products you can use that also keep money in your pocket.
Everyone loves keeping things minimal to prevent clutter and an all-purpose cleaner is essential in a household. Instead of grabbing that bottle of Lysol or Clorox you’ve grown accustomed to mixing these ingredients instead. Fill 1/3 of an empty container with water then add some white vinegar and few drops of peppermint oil.
The oil gives the cleaner a nice aroma as well as helps fight off bacteria and other microorganisms that can grow. Once all of your ingredients are mixed-use an old t-shirt as a rag and you are ready to get your cleaning for the day done.
Many other cleaning essentials are easy to make, like scrubbing powder. The popular products aren’t good for your lungs, so I good alternative would be using baking soda along with drops of essential oil. Lemon oil is preferred since lemon not only offers you a great scent but helps disinfect and pull out stains.
Watch the video above to learn more DIY ways to save you money and the planet.