I don’t know about you, but I really can’t stand most conventional cleaning products.
Weird chemical ingredients aside, the majority of them are just plain wasteful. No matter how great Swiffer wipes are at grabbing dog hair off the floor, or how Magic Erasers make kitchen cabinets almost glimmer, I just can’t get behind using disposable cleaning products. (These 7 genius cleaning tricks can help you clean your home without using chemicals.)
And yet, I’m sort of a neat freak. You can imagine the conflict this presents. I want my living space to sparkle like one of those beautiful homes on Pinterest. But I’m not willing to shell out for products that will ultimately end up in the landfill. You probably feel the same way, right?
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Determined to keep clean while still cutting down on the trash, I reached out to the experts. Turns out, there are plenty of surprisingly easy hacks that can help you waste less. These are their top tips—and the ones I’ll be using in my own home.