Many household cleaners contain chemicals that can be harmful to human and environmental health. You can make safe cleaning supplies out of household ingredients like baking soda and white vinegar. When buying, look for third party certifications from groups like the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and EPA Safer Choice. Learn more about how to reduce toxics in your home and choose safer cleaning supplies.
- Aerosol cans, not empty, toxics
- Bleach and bleach-based products
- Cleaning products, hazardous (oven and toilet cleaners, drain openers, etc.)
- Solvents (paint thinner, laquer thinner, acetone)