I’m not taking credit for these suggestions. You can read EWG’s original article – 10 Everyday Pollution Solutions. I just wanted to list them here with some thoughts of my own.
I just found this article online that should be helpful to many of us. I always see suggestions to use vinegar in cleaning, but this article – Good Housecleaning: Five Non-Toxic, Get-the-Dirt Out Basicsa by Annie Berthold-Bond includes her seven favorite recipes. I especially liked her recommendation:
My rule of thumb about nontoxic cleaning is this: use only ingredients that have been used without harm for so many years that they are “generally regarded as safe”; otherwise they would have long since been abandoned.
I think my favorite is her oven cleaning as I’ve been struggling with how to clean our oven lately.
Gotta run for now so I can print the article!