DIY Cleaning Wipes
Clorox cleaning wipes offer an easy way to quickly clean up spills and messes, but they feature a number of toxic chemicals on the label. As single-use wipes, they’re also bad for the environment. This reusable option is a great alternative!
Ingredients and Cleaning Supplies
wide-mouth quart-size mason jar
- 15-20 10” x
10” rags cut from old T-shirts or other scrap fabric
- ¾ cup
filtered or distilled water
- ¾ cup white
- 15 drops
lemon essential oil
- 8 drops
lavender essential oil
- 4 drops
bergamot essential oil
For the ultimate clean, be sure to wash the wipes after each use!
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- Mix the
essential oils, water, and vinegar together in your mason jar.
- Add your
pre-cut cloths and press them firmly into the liquid.
- Secure the
lid and tip your jar upside-down or shake to make sure that all wipes are
- Store your
wipes in a cool, dark cupboard or closet in order to preserve the essential
As you’ve seen from the recipes above, making
natural cleaning products at home is easy! No more toxins, irritants, or other
dangerous chemicals for you and your family. By making your own cleaning
products at home, you control the ingredients and ensure only the safest
products are around you and your loved ones without sacrificing effectiveness.
But that’s not the only reason to make your
. Many store-bought cleaning products
have negative effects on the environment. With the DIY alternatives above, you
minimize your environmental impact!
Did I mention that homemade cleaning products
are also often much cheaper to make than buying green cleaning products
in-store? It’s true! And, as moms, we know every penny counts!
Have you tried any of the recipes above and
love them? Feel free to share them with your friends and family!
About the Author: Linda Floyd
Linda Floyd is the owner of Upstairs Downstairs Cleaning Service
. Linda is a mother of 3, loves to travel and spend time with her family.