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18

Oct

3 ways to clean your oven without chemicalsThe best agent for cleaning baked on food spills in your oven is probably already in your pantry. Try it and you may be pleasantly surprised.

3 ways to clean your oven without chemicals
The best agent for cleaning baked on food spills in your oven is probably already in your pantry. Try it and you may be pleasantly surprised.

24

Sep

18 things you can clean in the dishwasher (aside from the dishes)One of the home’s most underappreciated household multi-taskers, the dishwasher does an awesome job at cleaning hubcaps, oven knobs and shin guards.

18 things you can clean in the dishwasher (aside from the dishes)
One of the home’s most underappreciated household multi-taskers, the dishwasher does an awesome job at cleaning hubcaps, oven knobs and shin guards.

30

Jun

24 things you can clean with lemonThis green cleaner and natural disinfectant has a wonderful smell, and best of all, you probably have one in your refrigerator right now.

24 things you can clean with lemon
This green cleaner and natural disinfectant has a wonderful smell, and best of all, you probably have one in your refrigerator right now.

10

Jun

The hygiene hypothesis: Is our obsession with cleaning making us sick?Research links allergies and asthma to one of the trappings of modern living.

The hygiene hypothesis: Is our obsession with cleaning making us sick?
Research links allergies and asthma to one of the trappings of modern living.

07

Jan

20 household things you can clean with saltAdd this kitchen mainstay to your arsenal of natural cleaners.

20 household things you can clean with salt
Add this kitchen mainstay to your arsenal of natural cleaners.

02

Oct

Green cleaning tips for cat urineShould you wash that unfortunate blanket in hot or cold water? This and other mysteries addressed here.

Green cleaning tips for cat urine
Should you wash that unfortunate blanket in hot or cold water? This and other mysteries addressed here.

10

Aug

How to transition to green cleaningWe’ve got tips on how to move smoothly from conventional cleaners to the eco-friendly kind.

How to transition to green cleaning
We’ve got tips on how to move smoothly from conventional cleaners to the eco-friendly kind.

27

Jul

24 smart uses for sugarFrom battling microscopic parasites to fighting grass stains, plain old sugar can be your ally in a number of clever applications.

24 smart uses for sugar
From battling microscopic parasites to fighting grass stains, plain old sugar can be your ally in a number of clever applications.

05

May

How to transition to green cleaning
We’ve got tips on how to move smoothly from conventional cleaners to the eco-friendly kind.

How to transition to green cleaning

We’ve got tips on how to move smoothly from conventional cleaners to the eco-friendly kind.

06

Mar

What will it take to clean up the Carnival Triumph?
This cruise ship is too expensive to walk away, but cleanup of the ship that was stranded in the Gulf of Mexico for days will be complicated.

What will it take to clean up the Carnival Triumph?

This cruise ship is too expensive to walk away, but cleanup of the ship that was stranded in the Gulf of Mexico for days will be complicated.