December 30, 2016

Create Your Own Homemade Counter Spray

Buying cleaning supplies at the store can be expensive. They are filled with chemicals that can be detrimental to your health and to the environment.

Vinegar – not just for fish and chips!

I was introduced to the wonders of vinegar when I first moved out of home. I hadn’t hit the shops yet to purchase all the new wonderful things I would need to clean my new home, so luckily my mother arrived with a bottle of white vinegar and some cloths in hand to start the […]

Reduce, Recycle, Reuse – How to Go Green When you Clean!

Everyday laundry and cleaning tasks are some of the worst offenders when it comes to ‘greening’ your home. We all know what the main culprits are, but there are plenty of little things you can do to make a difference and save money too…

Aussie brand brings sustainability to a household item!

It is great to see Aussie brands we know and love taking an interest in the need to be green and putting their money and research into re-creating their traditional products.

33 Short Films on Cleaning Mould

Well, OK, let’s see if there are 33, but there aren’t films, just thoughts and ideas. But I couldn’t resist the pun and apologise to Glenn Gould and the fine people who made that wonderful documentary about a great Canadian pianist.

Dust: it’s worth giving it more than a surface look.

It seems that Russia, by far the world’s biggest producer of chrysotile (white) asbestos, is also by far the biggest producers of white lies as far as the dangers in that material are concerned. Canada, India, Brazil, China and Zimbabwe still export this poison despite the dangers. It is a fine dust and just one […]

Las Jarretaderas, Nayarit, Mexico, Dirtiest Town in the World?

I have been to some disgusting places in my life.  Some of the beaches in Thailand would easily win the award for the Dirtiest place in the world.

15 Ways to Break Bad Habits

It seems to me that the horrors man has wreaked on the environment are, largely, rooted in ‘bad habits’. 

Natural Stain Solutions

This bit of “grandmother knowledge” is a great alternative to the nontoxic cleaners and can all be made from kitchen-cabinet ingredients!

How often do you clean your fridge?

Here is some food for thought – refrigerator manufacturers are actually designing new fridges knowing that most people only clean their fridges once a year! Time to fess up people – how often do you clean your fridge?