Many of the products that we use daily to care for our homes and lawns can be very dangerous and leads to air pollution and water pollution, can kill local marine life, our pets, and even our own children. But there are great tried and tested ways to clean your home that are natural and safe for you and the environment. Here are some quick tips for replacing ten of the most common house hold chemicals that can be pollutants:
Chlorine Bleach: Adding just a ½ of a cup of white vinegar to the water when you do your laundry can brighten your clothes without the need of using harmful bleach.
Fabric Softener: When your laundry is going through the rinse cycle, just as a quarter of a cup (half a cup for larger loads) of baking soda to the water to help soften your clothes.