Category Archives: green homes

Composting Floor Waste

Sometimes, I’m not a very “think-outside-the-box” kinda person. No one ever told me that almost everything picked up with my broom and vacuum cleaner is compostable. But dirt dragged in from outside, food that’s fallen to the floor, and dust … Continue reading

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Surface Spray & Glass Cleaner

Ingredients: 2 cups water 2 cups distilled white vinegar 10 drops melaleuca (tea tree essential oil) Procedure: Put ingredients into a large spray bottle [1 QT/ 32 FL OZ/ 946 mL](such as an old cleaner bottle that has been rinsed). … Continue reading

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DIY Surface Spray 

We’ve come back to ant season. Cut some veggies at the counter, turn your back, and the droves appear. If you’ve experienced this, you know how these little workers can drive a house cleaner to new levels of obsessive compulsiveness. … Continue reading

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