Green Cleaning at Home
Baking soda is a great all around environmentally benign substitute for anywhere you’re accustomed to using powdered cleansers. It rinses easily and, while it may require a bit more elbow grease, it is generally up to the task. Baking soda is also cheaper to buy and certainly worth a try.
Glass and Mirrors:
Try cleaning the windows in your home with 4 tablespoons of lemon juice mixed with a half gallon of water. If that doesn’t do the trick, you can give rubbing alcohol, witch hazel or vinegar a try.
Of course you want to avoid using paper towels and newspapers are quite messy. A better choice is a clean, lint-free rag, an old cotton T-shirt or cloth diaper. And a practical tip, courtesy of my mother – never do the windows when the sun is shining on them.