Cleaning your kitchen can be challenging and time consuming, and the truth is that many products are designed to help get the job done, but those same products contain chemicals that can have harmful after effects.
If you’re looking for eco-friendly and cheaper kitchen cleaning alternatives, look no further than your own cupboards.
That’s where you’ll find at least 6 Green Ingredients to Clean Every Corner of Your Kitchen.
There are six basic non-toxic ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen, that you can use to make your own cleaning supplies.
These eco-friendly ingredients will clean and scrub your kitchen just as well — if not better than traditional cleaning products, and cost much less than store bought cleaners!
- Baking soda
- Distilled white vinegar
- Aromatic plant oils (such as eucalyptus or lavender)
- Olive oil
Clean your copper pots with salt and vinegar
If you want to keep your copper pots shiny, clean and bacteria-free, salt and vinegar does the trick!
Vinegar is very acidic, and this is exactly what makes it your best tool against hardened grease and dirt – add some salt to the vinegar, and its cleaning power becomes much stronger.
Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda Cleans Stove Burners
You know that ‘crust’ the burners that sit underneath the pots on the stove get, when your soup or what have you boils over? An easy mixture of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda makes two minute work of cleaning that icky mess.
Mix 5 tablespoons of peroxide with 2 teaspoons of baking soda. Mix into a paste.
Use a cloth or toothbrush to scrub away the grime!
Vinegar and Water; the Miracle Cleaner
A simple mixture of vinegar and water makes a miracle cleaner when it comes to getting rid of mildew buildup in the tub. Simply spray the solution on the problem area, let sit, then wipe away.
Soap scum can be removed with a baking soda paste composed of baking soda and dish soap. Scrub with a toothbrush to remove stubborn patches.