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September 27th, 2012, 12:00 AM
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Do you use any green cleaning products?
Do you make any of your cleaning products?
Is your SO on board and willing to use them, or do they fight you over it?
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September 27th, 2012, 03:31 AM
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We use Ecover laundry detergent. And wash windows with vinegar. Other than that this is something I need to research more.
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September 27th, 2012, 12:04 PM
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We clean with vinegar mostly. I mix that myself with water.
I do keep a bottle of CJs all purpose cleaner around because it does fantastic on our carpets with pet stains and such.
Use Crunchy Clean for cloth diapers.
We use a steam mop instead of cleaners on our floor.

Still using mass produced laundry detergent. Making my own is beyond my ability right now!

DH doesn't care one bit as long as there's something to use.
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September 27th, 2012, 03:44 PM
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We just started using a natural laundry soap since the baby has come. We use a lot of baking soda and vinegar to clean. We also use a natural dishwasher detergent. We do use Comet and Swiffer wet wipes and regular dish soap though.

I don't make anything myself.

Rich is pretty good about using them.
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September 27th, 2012, 07:45 PM
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Do you use any green cleaning products? I use vinegar/water/dish soap mixture to clean with, I use borax for the toilet, and homemade laundry soap. We also use a lot of baking soda and vinegar for other things. I use vinegar as fabric softener. We handwash all of our dishes, and I use Ecover dish soap.

Do you make any of your cleaning products?
I make my own cleaning solution out of water, vinegar, and dish soap. I also make my own laundry soap.

Is your SO on board and willing to use them, or do they fight you over it? He has stopped fighting me, but he used to.
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September 27th, 2012, 09:37 PM
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I use a vinegar & water for a multipurpose cleaner. I use regular dishwasher detergent since we have very hard water and the last time I tried making my own it did not work well at all. I also currently use regular laundry detergent, but I just got my soap nuts in the mail that I ordered and I hope to try them out soon!
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September 28th, 2012, 08:26 AM
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Do you use any green cleaning products? yes

Do you make any of your cleaning products? yes , i always have baking soda and vinegar on hand for anything, works great to clean stuck on grease pans and to unclog a sink. i use vinegar for windows and mopping. i make degreaser with vinegar, castile soap and frangrance oils. I make detergent with baking soda, borax, fels napha, washing soda and frangrance. i make stain remover with fels napha...i tried dishwasher detergent, but citric acid costs more than buying from store. i use vinegar as a rinse agent in dishwasher and ive tried my hand at making dish soap with castile, which works great.


Is your SO on board and willing to use them, or do they fight you over it? dh is all about it
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September 28th, 2012, 10:27 AM
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Do you use any green cleaning products? Yup, currently store bough ones by 7th generation, but hopefully that will end by the New Year when I have some made
Do you make any of your cleaning products? Gimmie a few more months. LOL
Is your SO on board and willing to use them, or do they fight you over it? we do it for him, not necessarily for the environment. While neither one of us wishes to pollute the earth more than we have to, our immediate reasons are to keep his skin from blistering and bubbling off in the meantime.
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September 29th, 2012, 11:13 AM
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I can't remember the last time I bought a store-bought cleaning product. We use soap, vinegar, baking soda, borax etc...

Oh and DH is on board.
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September 29th, 2012, 05:13 PM
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I use Seventh Generation, and Green Works. DH prefers i use them too
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September 30th, 2012, 04:43 AM
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Do you use any green cleaning products?
Do you make any of your cleaning products?
Is your SO on board and willing to use them, or do they fight you over it?

We use Ecover laundry detergent - it was my SO that introduced it!
We do sometimes use vinegar to wash windows, or a special cloth my mum got that doesn't require a cleaning agent other than water.
However this is an area I want to research and do more about this year while I'm a SAHM.
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