Homemade Cleaning Products (VZ 195)

Homemade Cleaning Products Are the Bomb (Not Literally!)

In the last episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we shared information about why conventional household cleaners are so bad (for us and for the environment) and offered some tips for making cleaning more environmentally-friendly and less hazardous to health. In this episode, we’ll be talking specifically about making your own cleaning products, including what some of the typical ingredients in homemade cleaning products are, as well as some dos and don’ts.



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Here’s what we mention in this episode:

Dr. Bronner Hemp Peppermint Pure Castile Oil Made With Organic Oils Certified - 25 oz, 2 Pack

Our most popular scent, with a peppermint burst so pure it tingles! Scented with organic peppermint oil to cool skin, clear sinuses, and sharpen the mind. Our Peppermint Pure-Castile Liquid Soap is concentrated, biodegradable, versatile, and effective.

Made with organic and certified fair trade ingredients. Organic hemp oil is now sourced in the U.S. following hemp legalization! Packaged in a 100% post-consumer recycled bottle. All-One! 

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Seventh Generation Hard Surface Cleaner
  • Tough on Grease, Grime & Dirt
  • Natural All-Purpose Cleaner that's VOC-free
  • USDA Certified Biobased Product (91%)
  • All-Purpose Cleaner works on stains, dirt, and grease
  • Does not create harsh fumes

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Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Multi-Surface Cleaner Concentrate
  • Hard-working multi-surface cleaner concentrate that is tough on dirt
  • Biodegradable cleaners for all non-porous multi-surfaces
  • Garden-fresh lemon verbena has a light, refreshingly mild citrus scent
  • Safe to use as a floor cleaner, tile cleaner, on countertops, walls, and more
  • Mrs. Meyer's produces cruelty-free cleaners. None of our products are tested on animals

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Resources Used for this Episode:


Recipe of the Week


Quotes of the Week

At worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.

— Rose Macaulay


Question: Do you use your own homemade cleaning products?


Thanks for listening!

Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa