Safer Alternatives to Household Chemicals

Many hazardous products can be replaced with green alternatives that you may already have. The chart below shows common hazardous household products on the left side of the chart and greener alternatives for them on the right side. You may be surprised by how easy it is to make green substitutions and still get the job done.


Think Green!

- Instead of - - Try -
Ant Spray Lemon Juice or Vinegar
Silver Cleaner Toothpaste
Furniture Polish Mineral Oil
Spot Remover Club Soda
Air Fresheners Potpourri (Dried Flowers)
Decal Remover Vinegar
Cleanser Baking Soda
Brass Cleaner Worcestershire Sauce
Copper Cleaner Salt with Vinegar or Lemon
Bleach Hydrogen Peroxide