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Green Cleaning Recipes – Natural Cleaner Recipes for Spring Cleaning – The Daily Green

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Green Cleaning Recipes – Natural Cleaner Recipes for Spring Cleaning – The Daily Green.

via Green Cleaning Recipes – Natural Cleaner Recipes for Spring Cleaning – The Daily Green.

Conventional oven cleaning chemicals are loaded with toxic ingredients, including ethers, ethylene glycol, lye (sodium and potassium hydroxide), methylene chloride and petroleum distillates. The products are harmful to skin and eyes, and the fumes are unhealthy. Instead, go natural!

Baking Soda and Water: Coat the inside of your dirty appliance with a paste made from water and baking soda. Let stand overnight. Then, don gloves and scour off that grime. Make spotless with a moist cloth.

Read more: http://www.thedailygreen.com/green-homes/latest/green-cleaning-spring-cleaning-460303#ixzz15M0fk4TT

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Sierra Club Green Home » Blog Archive » Sierra Club Low-Flow Showerheads

Sierra Club Green Home » Blog Archive » Sierra Club Low-Flow Showerheads. via Sierra Club Green Home » Blog Archive » Sierra Club Low-Flow Showerheads. Owen Bailey shows us how to install a low-flow showerhead to reduce water consumption and … Continue reading

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Britain sets up the world’s largest marine reserve – Nature, Environment – The Independent. via Britain sets up the world’s largest marine reserve – Nature, Environment – The Independent. At midnight tonight, the world’s largest fully protected marine reserve will … Continue reading

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Wash in Cold Water – iVillage

Wash in Cold Water – iVillage via Wash in Cold Water – iVillage. via Wash in Cold Water – iVillage. Wash in Cold Water About 90 percent of the energy used by a washing machine goes to heat the water, … Continue reading

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Buying Guide – Rain Barrels – National Geographics Green Guide. via Buying Guide – Rain Barrels – National Geographics Green Guide. via Buying Guide – Rain Barrels – National Geographics Green Guide. While rainwater may not always be safe to … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Steamer

by Kate Heyhoe Cooktop cooking can be more than six times as energy efficient as oven cooking. Steaming is one form of cooktop cooking. Types of Steamers: Bamboo steamers, the kind used with woks, are biodegradable, but foods may stick … Continue reading

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Energy-Efficient Water Heating

To lower your water heating bills, try one or more of these energy-saving strategies: Reduce your hot water use Lower your water heating temperature Insulate your water heater tank Insulate hot water pipes Install heat traps on a water heater … Continue reading