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No-Streak Non-Toxic DIY Glass Cleaner

No-Streak Non-Toxic DIY Glass Cleaner

Ok, I’m late to the party this spring. Between weird weather, allergies and an exceptionally busy Green Diva Studio schedule, I just haven’t had the pull to be outside playing much yet this spring. So recently,  the kids and my husband and I got started on setting up our deck, which is normally my favorite “office” this time of year!

Gracie, my pup, supervised … but there was an awful layer of pollen and dirt on EVERYTHING.

I ran in to get my usual non-toxic glass cleaner, but there was none left. Argh. So, I decided to get creative and make some. Grabbed the ingredients that seemed like they might work. Here’s what worked and worked much better than I thought it would!

GD Meg’s easy non-toxic, no-streak DIY glass cleaner:

  • 1/4 cup Dr. Bronner’s unscented baby mild castile soap (I keep this on hand for many of my homemade foaming soaps and other things)
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cup clean water (I always use my filtered water for stuff like this)

I used an old glass cleaner spray bottle (I keep these kinds of things around for just this reason)

Give it a really good shake to mix it up and keep it from curdling. Mine did have a could of white chunks in it after a couple of weeks, but it still worked beautifully and doesn’t seem to be a problem.

Here’s my clean and streak-free glass table as I write this post!

Listen to this great first Green Divas at Home podcast! Beth Greer, author of Supernatural Home, talked to us about a few common things found in our homes that could be aging us prematurely—yikes! Read Beth’s excellent post, too.

Written by Green Diva Meg.

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2:15AM PST on Dec 15, 2014


4:47AM PST on Dec 14, 2014

I tried various home-made window cleaners, vinegar and so forth, but they didn't work. The only thing that worked for me was using dish detergent (I use Lifetree from the health food store) on a clean, damp terry washcloth and letting it dry on the window. Then I go back and remove with the same wash cloth. Takes a few times rinsing out the cloth, but the windows come up spotless.

10:23AM PST on Dec 6, 2014

Thank you :)

2:13AM PST on Dec 1, 2014


4:19AM PST on Nov 30, 2014

Ensure and work for the cleanliness of both our home and our planet

9:17AM PST on Nov 23, 2014


8:11AM PST on Nov 14, 2014

Thanks for sharing

8:11AM PST on Nov 14, 2014


12:52AM PST on Nov 7, 2014

Thank you :)

5:35AM PST on Nov 4, 2014


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