Non-Toxic No-Streak DIY Glass Cleaner

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Ok, I’m late to the party this spring. Between weird weather, allergies and an exceptionally busy Green Diva Studio schedule (thank you GD Lynn!), I just haven’t had the pull to be outside playing much yet this spring. So last weekend as part of our Mother’s Day fun, the kids and Wayne and I got started on setting up our deck, which is normally my favorite ‘office’ this time of year! 

Green Diva Gracie on the green divas dirty deck

Gracie supervised . . . but there was an awful layer of pollen and dirt on EVERYTHING. I ran in to get my usual non-toxic glass cleaner, but there was none left. argh. So, I decided to get creative and make some. Grabbed the ingredients that seemed like they might work. Here’s what worked and worked much better than I thought it would!

GD Meg’s easy non-toxic, no-streak DIY glass cleaner

1/4 cup Dr. Bronner’s unscented baby mild castile soap (I keep this on hand for many of my homemade foaming soaps and other things)

1/2 cup white vinegar

1 1/2 cup clean water (I always use my filtered water for stuff like this)

I used an old glass cleaner spray bottle (I keep these kinds of things around for just this reason)

Give it a really good shake to mix it up and keep it from curdling. Mine did have a few small white chunks in it after a couple of weeks, but it still worked beautifully and doesn’t seem to be a problem. 

Here’s my clean and streak-free glass table as I write this post!

green divas meg's deck work station in spring 2014

Bonus!

Listen to this great first Green Divas at Home podcast Beth Greer, author of Supernatural Home, talked to us about a few common things found in our homes that could be aging us prematurely — yikes! Read Beth’s excellent post, too.

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Megan McWilliams (Green Diva Meg)
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(aka Megan McWilliams) is a green living expert and media personality as the producer and host of the Green Divas Radio Show. She has been sharing low-stress ways of living a deeper shade of green for over 20 years. She also produces podcasts and videos for the Green Divas and other clients through the Green Diva Studio.

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