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8 Common Ingredients That Double as Green Cleaners

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8 ways to make your own green cleaners, via Babble.comEver wonder what’s in your everyday household cleaners? Even if you can easily find out, you may not want to know. Lots of cleaners can have unnecessary and toxic ingredients that can pollute the surfaces and air in your home. But there’s good news (great news even!) — you can make effective home cleaning solutions with a few simple ingredients from your cabinet. These old-fashioned ways of shining things up are surprisingly effective, cheap, and green! Head below the jump for 8 ways to put your kitchen pantry to work!

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Use These 8 Kitchen Ingredients to Make Green Cleaners


Everyday salt can team up with lemon juice, or just half a lemon, for a potent sink, counter, or cutting board scrub. Salt can also help you cut through the grease on oily pots and pans, and can even absorb grease stains on wooden tables or counters.
Here are even more ways to put salt to work
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