Kitchen Floors & Tub/Shower: 1/2 cup white vinegar + 1 gallon hot water (great for hardwood, linoleum, tile, etc.)*
Oven: 1 T baking soda + 1 T salt + 1/2 cup hot water. Use a s paste rub on, heat oven slightly, let cool, then wipe away!
Cabinets: 1/4 cup lemon juice + 1 quart hot water (removed grease and such from wood and metal)
Dishes: 3/4 water + 1/4 lemon juice.
Laundry: washing soda (sodium carbonate) or white vingeagy + salt or soap nuts
Whites: 1/4 cup washing soda + 1/4 cup white vinegar in lieu of bleach
Darks: 1/4 cup white vinegar + 1/4 salt (helps restore faded colors and removes grime)
Carpets: salt (restores color) or baking soda or cornstarch -- sprinkle then let sit for 15-30 minutes and then vacuum.
Smells in fabric/carpets: 1/4 cup baking soda + 1/4 cup salt or cornstarch + cinnamon or other powdered natural fragrance then let sit for 15-30 minutes and vacuum
Glass Cleaner: 1-2 T vinegar + 1 quart water, use rubbing alcohol for greasy finger prints an d makeup, hairspray, etc.
Wood: citrus oil on a lint free rag
*Wood Floors: 1 cup citrus oil + 1 gallon hot water -- heavy cleaning? start with 1 cup of vodka + 1 gallon of hot water
Blinds: 1/4 cup citrus oil + 1 quart hot water -- spray and wipe
Crayon marks, wax, etc.: dab mineral oil and wipe away
Opt for the use organic cleaners and plant care products to reduce exposure to harmful petrochemicals.
Find and use dry cleaners who use 'green' chemicals -- but wither way, remove those plastic bags from your clothes ASAP so as to not trap the chemicals in your closet
Make a conscious to buy glass over plastic and #1*, 2, 4, & 5 plastics *not re-usable
body scrub - 1 part kosher salt + 1/2 part vegetable oil + 1/3 part herbal tea + 1/3 part honey
avoind phthalate, paraben, and nano-tech products as these are known hormone distruptors
use Zero or Low VOC paints -- reducing orders and checial exposure
Replacing your mattrees? Look for ones without chemical fire retardatns - try an organic cotton or wool mattress
Switch from wall-to-wall carpet to hard surgace -- area rugs are easier to clean and when made from renewl sources like jute and wool they are 'green', beautiful, and durable too!
Keep mositure levels under control in your home -- mold can affect you, your pets, and your physical home.
Opt out of non-stick cookware -- a little good fat goes a long way! Alumunimum free is best, (as it is with deoderants too), try cookware made from stainless steel, glass, caermaic, or cast iron.