We are constantly surrounded by things and they are all chemically charged – whether it is makeup, deodorants or cleaning products that aren’t “non-toxic”. While we all want to make a difference and keep thinking of little things to embrace sustainable living it cant be difficult.
Everything you do in your day-to-day life has an impact on the planet, from the food you eat to the car you drive. People across the globe are now focusing on going green since it positively impacts the plant. From plastic bag recycling to the treatment of chemical products, people are trying to come up with new and useful ways that are sustainable and useful in helping the world go green.
Sahar Mansoor Founder of Bare Necessities Zero Waste shares 2 quick non-toxic cleaners that you can make using ingredients found in your home. This can be used to clean just about everything – from the floor to the kitchen counter.
DIY Cleaner 1
Things You Need
- 1 Litre Water
- 3 parts Citrus Peels
- 100g Jaggery/Gur
- Pinch of Yeast
- Plastic/Glass Container
How To Make It
- Mix it all together
- Allow it to ferment for a while.
- Leave for a month if you have used yeast. Otherwise, months if you haven’t
- Burp it by opening the cap every day once in the morning.
DIY Cleaner 2
- Baking Soda
This is an instant cleaner that works very well.
Your non-toxic cleaner using things from your kitchen is ready. You can breathe easy knowing you are not surrounded by chemicals at home.
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If you are looking for ways to introduce sustainable living into your daily routine, you should watch the video below. Mansi Zaveri, Founder of Kidsstoppress and Sahar Mansoor chat about
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- Easy hacks to sustainable living
- Sustainability and kids
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- Sustainable brands you can adopt
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