The cleaning products you use become part of the environment you live in. You breathe them in, you touch them, you wash your plates with them, then they wash down the drain. How much of a difference do eco-friendly cleaning products make?
The laundry is an easy part of your home routine to green-up. Using our tried and tested eco-friendly laundry tips you can cut down on your chemical use, be gentler on your skin, save a bit of water, and slash your energy bill. Knowing you’re doing your bit makes laundry day that little bit more satisfying!
We’re aware that our lifestyles impact the planet we live on, so we’re always on the lookout for ways to minimise our footprint. These are some easy ways to turn your house into an eco-friendly home to be proud of. Continue reading “Tips for an Eco-Friendly Home”
Vinegar is a key ingredient not just in your kitchen pantry, but in your green cleaning supplies cupboard. This natural cleaning all-rounder is a streak-free glass cleaner, it cuts through grease in the kitchen, neutralises odours, and makes floors shine. Continue reading “Natural Cleaning 101 – Vinegar”
Specialised car cleaning products are expensive, and full of chemicals that end up being washed down the drain and into our waterways. Fortunately, they’re also totally unnecessary when there are so many great eco-friendly ways to make your car look like it’s just been professionally detailed! Continue reading “Eco-Friendly Car Cleaning Hacks”
When growing up, my children would tease me about my cleaning habits… ‘wearing out the vacuum cleaner’, being a ‘clean freak’ – titles which I secretly wore with pride! A clean safe home is important to me.
Being an aromatherapist and reflexologist, I don’t use chemicals when cleaning and prefer to make the most of essential oils that are available to clean and protect my home. Here are my top tips for using essential oils to keep your house clean and safe, whilst doing your bit for the planet too.
There are many different types of cleaning challenges that arise around the home. One problem that can be difficult to deal with is mould. Not only is it unsightly, but it’s really dangerous too.
While the go-to for destroying mould used to be harsh chemicals and bleach, those old-school methods just don’t sit well with me. I make a conscious effort to live well and do good things for the environment. So I have put together my top tips for destroying mould with eco-friendly alternatives. Continue reading “4 Tips for Destroying Mould with Eco Products”
I love my kids. They are the best things that have ever happened to me. But (and please don’t judge me for saying this) they really rocked my previously clean and tidy world when they arrived.
I am borderline OCD, which my friends like to tease me about, so when these wonderful little terrors arrived in my life, they managed to turn it upside down!
Being a bit of an eco-warrior, I am always looking for solutions that get the job done without causing harm to the planet (or my family for that matter). Here are a few of my top tips to restore your home to normality after your kids do their best at destroying it…
I became hyper-conscious of product ingredients when I was pregnant and tried to stay away from excess preservatives and food colouring when food shopping. But I had a nagging feeling that my cleaning kit also needed an overhaul.
The disinfectants and all-purpose cleaners I had come to rely on were leaving my hands red and dry and their chemical scents were overpowering. So I began investigating what was in my favourite cleaning products and eventually came upon some eco-friendly alternatives: