Why not reduce our impact on the planet by making our own eco-friendly cleaning products ? In addition to contributing to the environment, we can also save money.
Today, the use of organic products has become a worldwide trend. This is thanks to the work of people and companies who love the environment, who explain the importance of preserving and maintaining balance on the planet.
On the other hand, the industrialized products used in home cleaning, to a large extent, are characterized by being highly polluting and harmful to the planet. In addition to that in most cases, they are not recycled correctly, ending up in rivers, oceans, and seas, managing to kill several marine species.
One of the biggest advantages of using environmental products is the money savings that can be had with them. Being made with homemade ingredients, they are much cheaper for everyone, and they do not harm the environment.
Reasons to switch to green cleaning.
- To have a good time learning something useful.
- To save us money on high quality products.
- To be able to make our own custom soaps.
- To teach children the value of things.
- To be self-sufficient.
- To be able to recycle products that can be very polluting.
Homemade recipes for an ecological cleaning.
- Clean the oven without toxic chemicals.
- Pressure washers.
- Ecological homemade cleaner with lemon.
- Ecological multipurpose detergent.
- Formula to clean vegetables and fruits from pesticides.
- Multi-purpose ecological soap.
- Home air freshener.
- Fabric softener.
- Glass Cleaner.
- Window cleaner.
- Carpet cleaner.
- Toilet cleaner.
- Ceramic floor cleaner.
- Dishwasher detergent.
You dare? Here are some recipes with which you can create your basket for natural cleaning, save a lot of money and stop damaging the environment. Homemade ecological cleaning products :
1. How to clean the oven without toxic chemicals.
A simple and cheap method to be able to clean the oven without chemicals. We will divide the process into two parts, first we will clean the entire inside of the oven and then clean the window.
2. Pressure washers.
The force of pressurized water is responsible for saving effort, work and the need to use toxic chemicals. Recommended for outdoor use, you can use it to save water when cleaning your vehicle or the floor of your garden. You only need to have a water and electrical outlet at hand.
3. Ecological home cleaner with lemon.
With this homemade lemon and vinegar cleaner, which you will see you can make yourself without any problem, you will have at your disposal a natural and very effective multipurpose disinfectant and cleaner.
4. Ecological detergent.
With 1 piece of neutral coconut soap, 2 lemons and 4 tablespoons of ammonia (which is biodegradable) we can make a cleaning detergent, which does not pollute and whose economic value is incomparably less than the detergents sold to us in the markets.
We have to melt the soap, chopped or grated in a liter of water. Then we add 5 liters of cold water. We squeeze the lemons. Finally, pour in the ammonia and mix well. Store the resulting product in bottles and use it in place of commercial detergents. You will get six liters of very cheap and effective detergent.
5. Formula to clean vegetables and fruits of pesticides.
Fruits, vegetables and vegetables are basic foods in a healthy diet, their properties are very important to us. However, some of these foods that are consumed raw can be more harmful than beneficial because they have been treated with pesticides or they can contain bacteria and can put our health at risk.
6. Multi-purpose ecological detergent.
With water, vinegar, ammonia, sodium bicarbonate and boric acid we can make a multipurpose detergent to use in any type of cleaning, replacing the conventional multipurpose detergent.
In a liter of warm water (45 ° C), put a tablespoon of vinegar, a tablespoon of ammonia, a tablespoon of baking soda and a tablespoon of borax or boric acid. Like any conventional cleaning product, you have to keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
We will need a liter of alcohol (preferably 70º), 4 liters of water, 1 homemade soap and Eucalyptus leaves.
Let the eucalyptus leaves soak in alcohol for two days. Boil 1 liter of water with grated soap, until it dissolves. Add the water and the aroma of eucalyptus to a bottle. And ready!
8. Fabric softener.
We will need 5 liters of water, 4 tablespoons of glycerin, 1 grated soap and 2 tablespoons of rose milk.
Boil 1 liter of water with grated soap until dissolved. Add 4 liters of cold water, along with glycerin and rose milk. Stir well until combined, then to the bottle.
9. Glass cleaner.
To facilitate cleaning, use 3 tablespoons of vinegar diluted in 11 liters of hot water. If the glass is very dirty, clean it first with soap and water. To dry the surfaces, use recycled cotton cloth or old newspapers.
10. Window cleaner.
Mix 1 cup of alcohol, 2 cups of water, and 1 tablespoon of ammonia. Put on gloves and apply the solution with a piece of cloth.
11. Carpet cleaner.
Mix two parts cornmeal with one part borax. Spray generously, let it sit for an hour and vacuum.
12. Bathroom cleaner.
For general bathroom cleaning, use a brush with baking soda and warm water. For sinks, pour in vinegar and let it sit overnight, rinse in the morning. To clean containers, apply a paste of borax and lemon juice. Let it sit for a few hours and rinse. Or a strong vinegar solution.
13. Ceramic floor cleaner.
In a cleaning bucket, mix approximately 3.5 liters of water with white vinegar and a cup of ammonia. Wash the floor as usual.
14. Dishwasher detergent.
We can make our own homemade dishwasher. We will only need: 3 whole lemons, 2 buckets of water, 200 g. of coarse salt, 1 cup of white vinegar, 1/4 of rinse cup, 1 Taper or a jar to store it.