Why Use Organic Cleaning Products

There are many great reasons why you should switch to using organic cleaning products. Uncover these reasons and try these three simple homemade cleaning products for the kitchen.

| July 2014

  • Learn how to make 150 everyday organic cleaning products at home with "The Organically Clean Home" by Becky Rapinchuk.
    Photo courtesy F+W Media
  • Using safe cleaning products will not only keep toxins out of your home, but it will save money.
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The cleaning products found under most kitchen sinks can wreak havoc on your health and budget, as well as our planet. In The Organically Clean Home (F+W Media, 2014), author Becky Rapinchuk offers 150 easy-to-make homemade cleaning products. In this excerpt, from chapter 1 “Organic Cleaning 101,” Rapinchuk analyzes why everyone should choose organic.

You can purchase this book from the Mother Earth Living store: The Organically Clean Home

Homemade Cleaning Products for the Kitchen

Citrus Liquid Hand Soap Recipe
Lemon Dishwasher Detergent Powder Recipe
Kitchen Disinfecting Spray Recipe

Why Use Organic Cleaning Products

There are many great reasons to switch to organic or natural cleaning products. Here are just a handful:

• Keep toxins out of your home. (Most homemade products are toxin-free!) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accidental household poisonings affect more than 300 children in the United States every day. If you keep the medicine cabinet locked and use cleaning products that are safe, you’re reducing your risk of an accident.

• Save some money. (You certainly will!)

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