If you read this blog regularly, you’re probably aware that I’m a big supporter of natural household cleaners. However, there’s always been a not-so-slight sticking point that I admittedly skirt around: the issue of packaging. As much as I try to go the multipurpose route (one bottle for multiple tasks) and try DIY cleaning recipes (no bottles) it’s inevitable that you’ll find a decent-sized arsenal of task-specific spray bottles under my kitchen sink.
The market for low-packaging natural cleaners that are DIY in spirit but don’t involve concocting your own solutions from scratch is quite limited (Arm & Hammer Essentials does offer a mix-it-yourself cleaning product line) so it was excellent to get wind of Conserve Cleaning Tabs
, a new line of tablet-based natural household cleaners from always eco-forward Baumgartens
Here’s how Conserve Cleaning Tabs work: drop a single concentrated cleaning tab — choose from Multi-Surface, Bathroom, Fabric Freshener, and Glass & Window — into a spray bottle, repurposed or brand new, and just add tap water. Wait a few minutes for the tab to dissolve a la Alka-Seltzer and viola ... you now have 32 ounces of effective, petrochemical/ammonia/bleach-free cleaner.
Head on over to the Conserve commercial product homepage
for more on the eco-benefits of buying cleaning products in tab form, and be sure to check back for retailer information
as Conserve's household cleaners enter the market.
Is buying cleaning product tablets and supplying your own spray bottle(s) and water something you'd be down to do? Or would you rather stick to pre-concocted solutions?
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