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Clean Your Home With Farmers Market Finds

Saudia Davis | Posted 07.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
Saudia Davis

As the founder of an eco-friendly cleaning company, I can't help but use some of those glorious farmers market finds to create effective (and economical) DIY cleaning solutions. Here are 5 farmers market products that are cleaning powerhouses.

10 Incredible Natural Household Cleaners

Hometalk | Posted 09.02.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Healthy and safe homemade cleaning solutions are the best choice for your and your family. Check out these incredible natural cleaning solutions from Hometalk's most resourceful members.

Hiring A Cleaning Company: A How-To For Everyone Who Wants To Go Green

Saudia Davis | Posted 04.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
Saudia Davis

It's vital that you make the switch to natural cleaners because traditional cleaning products contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that lead to serious illnesses and even cancer. Natural products work just as effectively and use organic oils or plant-based properties to enhance the aroma of the product, not dangerous synthetic fragrances.

Please Don't Dump Your Grease Down The Drain

Posted 12.02.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Just ahead of the high season of deep-fried cookery, the New York City Department of Environmental Prote...

10 Unique Uses For Cardboard

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

From Networx's Katie Marks: Cardboard is a ubiquitous packaging material, especially if, like me, you order a lot of things from the internet. You ...

9 Refreshing Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide

Posted 10.05.2013 | Green

From Networx's Katie Marks: Hydrogen peroxide. It's that weird-smelling stuff that comes in the brown bottle that your dad used to dab on your skin...

14 Unexpected Uses For Salt

Posted 09.29.2013 | Green

From Networx's Katie Marx: Salt is an extremely abundant mineral. You might think of it primarily as that thing on the dinner table you use to add ...

11 Nifty Uses For Milk

Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

From Networx's Katie Marks: Mmm, milk. For those who aren't allergic or refraining for ethical/religious reasons, milk is pretty awesome. But you d...

Green Cleaning... What a Great Scam!

Anthony Fors | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green
Anthony Fors

I believe our best plan for minimizing our carbon footprint, from the cleaning side, is to use common sense more and cleaning products less.

8 Uses For Vinegar You'd Actually Want To Try

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

No weird "old wive's tales" -- just plain good advice.

12 Replacements For Household Chemicals

Posted 05.27.2013 | Green

From Networx's Chaya Kurtz: With the following DIY homemade cleaner recipes shared by Hometalk.com members, you'll never have to buy prefab cleanin...

Say Goodbye To Scrubbing The Oven

Bruce Lubin | Posted 07.13.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Lubin

For 20 years, Bruce Lubin and his wife Jeanne have been collecting tips and hints to save time, money, and make everyday tasks easier. Their book "Who...

20 Tips For Cleaning With Baking Soda

Posted 04.20.2013 | Green

From Networx' Chaya Kurtz: What's not to like about baking soda? It's cheap. It's available in every regular supermarket and in bulk at club stores...

An Unlikely Way To Get Your Wood Gleaming

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

The solution can be found in your fridge.

The Best Ways To Spring Clean Your Bathroom

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

Most of the products can be found in your kitchen.

Green Cleaning Myths

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.26.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate When a product becomes trendy or particularly appealing to consumers, manuf...

6 Cleaning Home Remedies That Actually Work

BrightNest | Posted 05.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
BrightNest

Next time you go on a cleaning frenzy, hearken back to your grandma's wisdom and give one of these home remedies a shot.

1 Trick That Makes Cleaning...Relaxing?

Shana Ecker | Posted 01.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's cheap, easy and might actually inspire you to tackle that to-do list.

Tea Leaves Can Help Deodorize A Major Stench

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

We’re very appreciative of this one.

Read This Before You Use Cleaning Products

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

That spray might have a surprising secret.

One Simple Trick To Get Your Home Warmer

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

The surprising place your dirt tends to lurk...

What Part Of The Bathroom Can You Clean With This?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

Hint: It's not the floors.

Are You Cleaning Your Pup’s Toys The Right Way?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 12.20.2012 | HuffPost Home

We did a little investigating to find out.

A Very Unusual Use For Milk

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 12.03.2012 | HuffPost Home

Who knew?

The World's Largest Green Cleaning Company?

AP | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — European company Ecover has purchased eco-friendly household cleaning products company Method for an undisclosed sum from a U.S...