START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Clean and Green for the Holidays

Clean and Green for the Holidays

The holidays are coming and you know what that means–company’s coming too! If you’re planning to entertain a gaggle of relatives, a flock of friends, or both, then you are going to want to make your home clean and inviting.

But what’s inviting about the smell of toxic chemicals, the kind found in most commercial cleaning products? Besides being better for the Earth and better for your health, these tips for DIY formulas will make your home clean, green and smell great to boot.

Solvent-Free Furniture Polish

Non-Toxic Oven Cleaner

Silver Cleaning With Household Basics

Mulled Cider Air Freshener

Fragrant Floor Wash

The 5 Basics for Non-Toxic Cleaning.

P.S. If you’ve got people staying over, read the Best-Dressed Guest Nest for making your spare room a home away from home for visiting relatives and friends.

Read more: Holidays, Life, Non-Toxic Cleaning, Thanksgiving, , , , ,

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

Jana Ballinger

Jana Ballinger has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and copy editor for daily newspapers. She lives in a vintage house in Northern California with her husband and an orange cat.


+ add your own
10:04AM PDT on Apr 13, 2013


4:59AM PST on Feb 21, 2013

thank you

4:59AM PST on Feb 21, 2013

thank you

12:45PM PST on Dec 6, 2012


12:36AM PDT on Aug 31, 2012

Thank you for the information.

5:02PM PDT on Jun 5, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

3:19PM PST on Dec 16, 2011

Thank you

3:33AM PST on Nov 27, 2010

I am the representative of anti aging program introduced in UK, Ireland and Europe. My purpose of contacting you is to guide you about special anti-aging fasting and cleansing programs. And now I would like to invite you to contact us to find more!

7:11PM PST on Nov 25, 2010

Thank you!

11:59PM PDT on Jun 15, 2010


add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

It is what it is,, and it was what it was...

The market near my home is great! Lot's of fresh veggies; Amish ladies with their fresh baked goods.…

Love the pup's "talk", but not her frustration! Couldn't he have just eased a chair out a bit; lett…

I hate Pot! It's always been a bummer for me:(

Thanks for sharing.


Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!