father and daughter cleaning the tabletops with eco-friendly household cleaners

How to Make Eco-Friendly Household Cleaners

Have you ever found yourself perplexed by the list of unnatural ingredients in your household cleaners? It can be absolutely overwhelming to see how many substances go into one bottle of cleaning fluid!

With all of the new planet-friendly products on the market, simply making better buying decisions seems like it may be your best bet. However, green products can be very costly! These products may not fit into your budget currently and you may find yourself feeling discouraged.

What if someone told you that you could make your own eco-friendly household cleaners at home? Well, we’re going to share an awesome recipe for an all-purpose cleaner that only requires a few ingredients.

In fact, you’re likely to have these ingredients in your pantry right now!



Creating Your Own Eco-Friendly Household Cleaners


  • 1 spray bottle
  • 5 drops of tea tree essential oil
  • 1 cup of white vinegar
  • 10 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 1 cup of distilled water (regular water is fine, but distilled is preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda


  • Combine the water and essential oils
  • Add the combination to your cup of vinegar
  • Slowly add your tablespoon of baking soda last
  • Store this concoction out of direct sunlight

Yes, it’s that simple to create a safe, family-friendly household cleanser! It works well to clean countertops, bathrooms, and more. The essential oils work great to eliminate odors and freshen your home. Your household and the environment will thank you for being proactive.

In fact, going green is the best possible thing you can do in your household. Although it may seem like a small step, it will eventually lead to making even more eco-friendly decisions!

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