Organic Cleaning With DIY Cleansers

SAFETY TIP: Never combine ammonia-based cleaners with chlorine bleach or products containing bleach, such as powdered dishwasher detergent. The fumes they’ll create are extremely dangerous. Before doing any mixing, read the product labels first. Always label any bottles of DIY cleaners with all the ingredients inside. In case a child or animal consumes it, it’s important to know the ingredients.

In the past, I have experienced allergic reactions to many commercial cleansers. All contain chemicals that can cause asthma attacks and skin reaction. I have researched and tried many alternative, healthier ways of cleaning. Making your own natural organic (organic meaning made in nature) cleaning supplies is better than buying them because you can control what is used, protect your family,  and save money. Most of the ingredients are right in your pantry.

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Ways to Help The Environment

For the last year, the pandemic has transformed the way we live, impacting everything from how we work to how we socialize.  The good news is that the restrictions from the pandemic have made many people become more conscious of their carbon footprints. In April 2020, a poll by Ipsos found that 71 per cent of people in 14 countries felt that climate change was as serious a crisis as the pandemic. In July 2020, a survey by green energy provider Bulb found that more than a third of the UK public lived more sustainably during lockdown. Meanwhile, a US survey conducted by the Boston Consultancy Group  found that 70 per cent of people were more aware of their environmental impacts than before.

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