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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 the use of conventional cleaning products

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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 household cleaners. Today are some suggestions for cleaning the kitchen – try them out and see which ones…

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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 start to gather supplies for your own recipes!

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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 great recipes to share. It is a fun and satisfying thing to make your own cleaners, but we need…

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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 may find in your chosen products:

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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 toxins made their way into household cleaning products, personal care items, food, water and synthetic drugs, despite many of…

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How to use essential oils without an oil burner

One of the easiest ways to benefit from essential oils is by using an oil burner. But what if you want to use oils and DON’T have a burner? Or you don’t want to use one because you have young children around that could get hurt by a naked flame? Today I’m sharing seven ways to use essential oils in your home without the need for a specialised burner!

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Eco friendly laundry products

We’re airing our dirty laundry for this week’s Change the World Wednesday challenge! Most people have their favourite laundry products – usually determined by smell and how effective they are.

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Keeping Your Home Safe: The Dangers You Don’t See

Many of us spend time safeguarding our homes from obvious dangers, such as trailing wires, faulty sockets and broken furniture, but there are many invisible dangers that are not obviously apparent. These include chemicals and gases that can be toxic, causing illness and even proving fatal. 

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