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14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution
Monday, 30 Mar, 2015 – 11:39 | Comments Off on 14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution
14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution

As you know, we run a couple of woodburners here at Chez Green, and although I wouldn’t swap them for the world, they DO produce a lot of dust and dirt.
Which is why I’m getting …

7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day
Sunday, 8 Mar, 2015 – 18:56 | Comments Off on 7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day
7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day

It will be Mother’s Day soon and I’m all about the experience rather than the stuff.
If Little miss Green wants to give the bathroom a clean or give me a massage I’m one happy bunny.

How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals
Monday, 23 Feb, 2015 – 8:50 | Comments Off on How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals
How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals

So far you’ve learned lots of recipes for keeping your home clean.
From the bathroom to the kitchen and laundry, you’ve discovered how to keep things fresh and sparkling without the use of toxic cleaners.
Today you’ll …

Homemade recipes for laundry
Monday, 9 Feb, 2015 – 8:50 | Comments Off on Homemade recipes for laundry
Homemade recipes for laundry

We’ve shared lots of recipes for cleaning your kitchen.
You’ve discovered how to make antibacterial cleaners, shine your sink and clean your oven without toxic chemicals.
Today we’re sharing tips on how to do your laundry without …

Household cleaning recipes for the kitchen
Monday, 2 Feb, 2015 – 8:49 | Comments Off on Household cleaning recipes for the kitchen
Household cleaning recipes for the kitchen

You’ve discovered which nasty ingredients you want to avoid, found safer household ingredients and got together a batch of supplies.
Now the fun begins!
It’s time to roll up your sleeves and experiment with making your own …

Basic natural household cleaning kit
Monday, 26 Jan, 2015 – 8:49 | One Comment
Basic natural household cleaning kit

You’ve all been waiting patiently to begin making your own household cleaners.
You know some of the nasties you want to avoid and today we’re going to talk about some safer alternatives.
Have a read through, then …

What motivates you to be sustainable?
Thursday, 22 Jan, 2015 – 9:23 | 5 Comments
What motivates you to be sustainable?

I don’t know about you, but I love to people watch.
I’m happy sitting at a table in a pavement cafe, watching the world go by.

Making your own household cleaners
Monday, 19 Jan, 2015 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Making your own household cleaners
Making your own household cleaners

We’ve been sharing a series of articles about the toxins found in some conventional cleaning products.
If you’re convinced it would be safer to make your own, you’re in the right place and I’ve got some …

5 toxins to avoid in your cleaning products
Monday, 12 Jan, 2015 – 8:48 | Comments Off on 5 toxins to avoid in your cleaning products
5 toxins to avoid in your cleaning products

Many conventional household cleaners contain a bewildering array of chemicals. Some are safe and some are best avoided.
There are hundreds of chemicals in daily use and here are 5 of the most common which you …

Toxins in your cleaning products
Monday, 5 Jan, 2015 – 8:46 | 2 Comments
Toxins in your cleaning products

Many of the ingredients we find in today’s ‘new, improved, cleaner, brighter’ products are made from chemicals that were initially produced for use in warfare.
After the Second World War was over, surplus stocks of these …