4 Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products


Rather than spend a lot of money on commercial cleaning products for your home, start using eco-friendly products that you have in your cupboard instead. Not only will you be saving money, but your health with also thank you as well. Eco-friendly cleaning products are safer for the environment; they are less toxic to you and your family. Here are some eco-friendly products that you may have in your home that will help in saving money. Nothing like saving a little bit of money, right?!

Check out these FOUR Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

1. Baking Soda– Baking soda is great for cleaning many surfaces in your home. It can be used in its powder form to freshen up garbage cans, remove odors from drains, freshen up sport shoes, and so much more. It can also be made into a paste and used to remove grease and grime without leaving scratches.

2. Vinegar– Vinegar can be mixed with water in a bucket and used to clean windows, steel appliances, stovetops, countertops, and even coffeepots. Take a clean cloth and damp with vinegar solution. Wipe area and then rinse with clear water.

3. Lemons– Lemons are another eco-friendly cleaning product. The juice can be squeezed out and mixed with water. It is then spritzed on white clothing that has become rather dingy looking. Hang it outside it the sun to bring back the color.

4. Salt– Salt is an abrasive substance and can be made into a paste with water and sprinkled on burnt pots and pans. Rub the area gently with a scouring pad to remove baked on grease and grime.
These are just a few ways you can save money by using eco-friendly cleaning products in your home.

Do you use any of these products for your household cleaning?

Madison Main
When Madison isn't tending to her job at a bank, she is hauling her 5 children to soccer practice and other activities. Main is also a speech and drama coach at the local high school.

20 Responses to “4 Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

  • I never thought to use salt. I don’t buy cleaning chemicals either.

  • I use salt in my laundry you would never guess but it really helps life the yellow stains off my hubby’s white work shirts.

  • I do! Yes! I very often use baking soda and vinegar and lemon too! I haven’t tried salt though. Hmmm. Thanks for this. These are easy things to use.

  • Love this article. I am so glad that someone out there sees the benefits of safer products for cleaning. I do. Thank you for all the useful tips.

  • I have used all of those to clean with. I think the vinegar works great on stains… but then so does baking soda.

  • I knew some of this stuff about vinegar but news to me about the salt and the baking soda. I def don’t buy enough baking soda.. I’ve only used it for teeth, cooking and fridge absorbing.

  • I’ve used most of these products for cleaning, and they all work very well. I just don’t like the scent of vinegar!

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    Robin (Masshole Mommy)
    7 years ago

    I use vinegar to clean my washing machine. Works like a charm.

  • This is great! I’ve been trying to cut back on those product that are non-green because not only is it bad for the environment, but it is very dangerous for your health. I find using vinegar works really well on stains in the kitchen and the bathroom! Will have to use the salt idea!

  • I didn’t know about the lemons and hanging your whites outside. Thanks for this tip!

  • Thanks for sharing great tips on ecofriendly cleaning products. I haven’t thought on using salt for cleaning before, but will try it out for sure!

  • My Mum taught me the greatness of baking soda many years ago – definitely one of my favourite cleaning products. x

  • Back to the basics. Our parents and grandparents knew what to do. We really don’t need the chemicals!

  • I am a huge fan of using baking soda and vinegar. They work well and I do not use harsh chemicals around the kids. I actually let my girls help me out because it is so safe.

  • I’ve been reading a lot about the uses of vinegar. I use it for a few things but would love to start using it more. Thanks for the others

  • I knew about everything but salt. Thank you for the idea!

  • I am always surprise how everyday house hold products have so many properties.

  • Very cool! I never realized that I could use salt for cleaning!

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    amanda @attachedmoms
    7 years ago

    Great post. I prefer exo friendly when possible. Vinegar is very versatile.

  • I am trying to be more eco-friendly with my cleaning products. I am pinning this list!

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