“Cleaning Essentials exists to help people reduce the amount of chemicals they use everyday. We strive to make it easy for individuals to reduce the amount of waste they create by eliminating single-use containers and creating their own homemade products. We choose to give back to organizations that help support our mission through community involvement, public outreach, and education.”
Cleaning Essentials is a proud member of the nonprofit organization 1% for the Planet. We pledge to donate 1% of annual sales to support non-profit organizations focused on sustainability.
Members of 1% for the Planet contribute one percent of annual sales directly to any of the approved non-profit environmental organizations in the network. Non-profits are approved based on referrals, track record and sustainability focus. Over 3,600 non-profits worldwide are currently approved. For more information visit onepercentfortheplanet.org
Cleaning Essentials is thrilled to work with the Plastic Pollution Coalition.
Plastic Pollution Coalition is a growing global alliance of organizations, businesses, and thought leaders working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, and the environment.
Lately, we’ve been using a lot of eucalyptus to clean. It’s a multipurpose oil with a clean, crisp scent, and it packs some great disinfectant and anti-microbial powers.
The Magic of Mint – Mint is a beautiful, powerful, hard working plant with wonderful properties. Beyond just adding a fragrance or flavor, Mint adds deodorizing properties and much more.
CSAs or Community Supported Agriculture shares are a great way to get fresh, healthy, affordable produce weekly from a local farm. CSAs help support farmers and the community. Food from CSAs are fresher and grown more sustainably than most super market produce, and helps support local agriculture.
Storing Essential Oils You may know them best as the little bottles in the health food store. Have you ever wondered why they’re always never found in plastic containers? Hint: It’s not about aesthetics. Essential Oils are super-concentrated plant extracts that...
How do you clean granite countertops? This is a question we get a lot, and to be honest, one that we’ve avoided for some time. See, we have simple butcherblock in our home, and using vinegar water, and maybe some baking soda we can clean up pretty much any...