Fruit-ify Your Home

Courtney Miller
I've been experimenting with simple ways to make eco-friendly cleaning products or co-opt common items for use in cleaning endeavors. I'm sure you're aware of the cleaning power of lemons (they work especially well as a copper cleaner) but here are a couple of other fruit-related cleaning ideas: 1. Shower...

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Green Cleaning Goes National

Courtney Miller
The spanking received by the Romney campaign last week for its failure to comprehend the basics of the Venn diagram has provided me a perfect opportunity to discuss the rare intersection of two fields that consume most of my time - house-cleaning and politics. Back in February, several reporters (Glenn...

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Label Lessons 101: Surfactants

Courtney Miller
If you know to look at labels on household and body care products, you know of at least one ingredient to stay away from - a surfactant called sodium laurel sulfate (SLS). Surfactants are marvels of modern chemistry, because they solve the age-old salad dressing problem - the impossibility of...

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Whole Flooz(ie)…?

Courtney Miller
[by Courtney Miller - owner, 2 Wheels and a Mop] Green consumers - moms and non-moms alike - are aware of the importance of using eco-friendly cleaning products. Non-green products damage the environment by polluting the atmosphere and water supply and can negatively impact the health of adults, children, and...

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