GreenTip: Cleaning without chemicals

Looking for ways to clean with fewer chemicals? Basic kitchen items such as lemon, baking soda and vinegar can do the trick, according to National Geographic’s online Green Guide.

In the bathroom, sprinkle the toilet bowl with baking soda, add white vinegar and scrub with a toilet brush.

To clean glass, mix 1/4 cup vinegar or 1 tablespoon lemon juice with at least 2 cups of water. Fill a clean spray bottle and use a rag or old newspaper.

For wood floors, mix 1/4 cup white vinegar with 1 gallon warm water.

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