1. Clean Green
Chemical Cleaners, such as Chlorine Bleach or Ammonia, pollute the air inside your house. Don't pollute - make your own house cleaning products from healthier ingredients.
Easy to make all purpose cleaner
1. 9 Parts Water
(using ¼ c.)
2. 1 Part White Vinegar
(using ¼ c.)
3. Mix ingredients in a spray bottle and clean away!
If you like the smell of lemons, this next cleaner is the perfect cleaner for you!
It is from Tsh Oxenreider's book:
Organized Simplicity: The Clutter-Free Approach to Intentional Living
Lemon All Purpose Cleaner
“Natural Green Cleaning”
Don’t pollute the indoor air with lung irritants. Make your own cleaners with healthier ingredients.
8 Essentials for Less Toxic Cleaning:
3. Eat Organic
"Organic" foods are produced without the use of conventional pesticides, artificial fertilizers, human waste, or sewage sludge. Organic foods are also processed without ionizing radiation or food additives.
Look for and buy "Certified Organic" foods whenever possible!
And You Can. . .
Grow Your Own Garden!
Don't use chemicals on your fruits & vegetables!
“The Dirty Dozen”
There are some fruits and vegetables that, when grown conventionally, contain up to 47 different chemicals. The following list of fruits and vegetables are called “The Dirty Dozen” because of the chemicals they contain.
It is great if you have space for a garden but if you don’t, consider container gardening. You can plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, etc. in a big pot. Here are some gardening websites that will help you get started.
www.almanac.com/vegetable-gardening-for-beginners and www.almanac.com/content/container-gardening-vegetables#
4. recycle as much of your trash as possible!
5. Conserve energy
Replace traditional incandescent lightbulbs with Halogen, Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CLFs) or Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) and save money and energy.
Energy Star rated lightbulbs use 25% to 80% less energy than traditional incandescent lightbulbs and last 3 to 25 times longer.
Get Paid To RECYCLE Metal
All Metals Market, located at 1225 County Road Y, accepts metal discards for recycling and pays you market price for the metal.
Call 402-721-2985 for more information.
You can save energy and money by:
Monday - Friday
*Open By Appointment
If you see someone litter from their vehicle, report the incident by calling the Litter Hotline.
Please include the following information: