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Q & A – Non-Toxic Cleaning

February 18th, 2012

I get a ton of questions about a wide variety of topics, instead of answering the same questions over and over again via e-mail, I thought adding a Q & A section to the blog would benefit everyone and save me a bit of time (there’s also a Q & A section at Eat Outside the Blog for your food/cooking related questions).

This winter I’ve been getting a lot of questions about non-toxic cleaning, it seems everyone is starting to think about switching to healthier, safer, and cheaper alternatives. I’ve been cleaning with a few simple products like baking soda, vinegar, peroxide and castile soap for years and have developed a few methods and a few recipes that some of you might find handy.

Before I get too far into writing all the posts for this series I figured I’d open the floor to you, that way I can make sure I focus on the areas that you’re searching for answers in. Any questions that aren’t answered directly through the posts in the series, I’ll answer in a separate Q & A post at the end.

What questions do you have about non-toxic cleaning? DIY cleaning products?


This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.