Alternatives to Household Chemicals

Looking for a non-chemical solution for household items? Try some of these:

Aphid Killer Spray thoroughly with water. Repeat several times weekly
Aerosol Spray Non-aerosol pump spray
Ant Control Mix borax, sugar and water on a cotton ball.
Bathroom Cleaner Scrub with a mixture of baking soda and castile soap
Bug Spray Place screens on windows and doors
Chemical Fertilizers Use compost, bone meal, wood ash & other non-synthetic nutrients
Copper Cleaner Scrub with vinegar and salt. Rinse well.
Deodorizers/Air Fresheners Simmer cinnamon & cloves, use potpourri or vanilla

For more great ideas, visit:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/materials_minerals_pdf/hhwcht.pdf

 

 

 
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