Do-it-yourself

How to clean the house in an ecological way


When we clean the house, we unknowingly surround ourselves with toxic waste not to mention the garbage that we produce with the packaging of detergents. In addition to damaging the environment, detergents and detergents can harm our health, as they can induce allergies and dermatitis or, worse still, can cause skin diseases caused by the chemical components of these toxic products.

THE ecological products allow you to clean without damaging the environment and health, but how to recognize them?

Products with the symbol Ecolabel (a daisy with the circle of the European Union) guarantee ecological standards very high compared to those of normal traditional detergents. They are available in supermarkets. If you want to use only completely natural products for the house cleaning, you can use classic ingredients, such as baking soda, vinegar, lemon, soybean oil, etc.

Natural products to clean the house:
Bicarbonate deodorizes, cleanses, disinfects, polishes and can be used for cleaning the bathroom, kitchen, carpets, refrigerator, living room, silverware.
Lemon juice and white vinegar are very effective for household cleaning.
Vinegar can be used in a thousand ways, both in housecleaning which in the rinsing phase and has the incredible advantage of not polluting and leaving no toxic chemical residues. Vinegar does not have a sanitizing power, unlike bicarbonate. Vinegar is a mild disinfectant, mostly degreasing and deodorizing.

Rub with coarse salt against the fat from the pots, for the dishes and glasses you can use the cooking water from the potatoes.
For wash the laundry love instead you can use sodium bicarbonate or make natural soaps with Marseille soap or leftover soap combined with bicarbonate and dissolved in water by always heating it in a saucepan and then cooled.
Rosemary essential oil can be used for perfume the washing machine and for cleaning the dog's coat by naturally removing fleas.

For clean the wood, mix the juice of one lemon with a teaspoon of olive oil and a teaspoon of water. Apply the mixture to the wood with a soft cloth and let it sit for five minutes, then polish with a clean cloth.

Avoid dishwasher detergent with chlorine. The hot water in the dishwasher vaporizes the chlorine and releases it into the air. If you want a fragrant home environment, just add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to a bowl of boiling water so that the aroma of the essential oil will be released throughouthome environment.

All these practices guarantee a process sustainable both for the pockets and for the environment where the ecological soul of the fair sex comes into play.


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