Author Archives: GreenGuru

The World’s Greenest Cities Part 2

Welcome back to Part Two of our adventures of the most eco-friendly cities in the world! Today, we are going to continue our journey around the world to find the most eco-friendly cities. If you are just joining us, be sure to check out part one to see the first five cities we visited.

Posted on: 29 Jul 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
The World’s Greenest Cities

It has become a common practice it seems to be as “green” or eco-friendly as you can, not only to save the environment but to live a healthier life as well. We are going to take a look into cities from around the world that have taken the “go green” initiative and have been granted the label as the “Most Eco-Friendly Cities in the World.” Join us and learn which cities are best for “green” lifestyles.

Posted on: 15 Jul 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Lemon: The All Purpose Cleaner

Lemon,  the delicious additive that most people use in their water or even to make lemonade, but have you ever tried to use lemon to clean with? Lemon acid is a natural antiseptic and is wonderful to use to clean; there are many different places this citrus fruit can assist you.

Posted on: 09 Jul 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Green Cleaning Myths

Common Myth #1: Green Cleaning means I have to work harder and use more time.

Not true at all. Actually, you will spend the same amount of time, if not less, when you use green and non-toxin cleaners. If you purchase your green cleaners the formulas are already tested, tried and ready to be used. Now, if you make your own cleaners you might go through a period of trial and error until you find the right things to use, but once you find your perfect solution, you will be a cleaning machine and move right along just as quickly as you would with harmful commercial chemical cleaning products.

Posted on: 29 Jun 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
What’s Living In Your Carpet

You walk on your carpet on a daily basis, actually multiple times a day. If you have children you probably sit back and watch them roll around carefree on that same carpet. Have you ever wondered what is hiding in your carpet? Most people would answer that their floors are clean we remove our shoes before entering the home and I vacuum daily, but neither of those actions will prevent every nasty little thing from taking up residence in your carpet.

Posted on: 17 Jun 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Great Green Cleaning for Shower Soap Scum

There are tons of cleaners on the market today that boast quick and effortless ways to clean, but have you ever wondered how those cleaners are able to be so effortless and quick? It is because most commercial cleaning products are filled with chemicals, which are pretty toxic not only to humans, but pets and our environment as well. Did you know you can get the same type of clean, if not better by using natural or “green” cleaning products and a little elbow grease? Let’s be honest you will have to put a little effort in when you use “green” cleaners because they aren’t filled with metal eating chemicals that could strip a car of its paint in 30 seconds.

Posted on: 10 Jun 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Caring For a Pet Inhabited Home

Pets have so many benefits for humans, – they are companions, provide a sort of therapy, and of course — unconditional love. But what about all that pet hair that seems to collect throughout the house no matter how many times you vacuum? Unless you have a breed of pet that does not have fur or doesn’t shed, then you have experienced the curse of pet hair at some point in your pet-filled life. Pet hair can be quite a pain to deal with. Pet fur seems to stick to everything, especially the furniture, but how can you limit the amount of pet hair throughout the house? Here are some helpful tips that you can try.

Posted on: 27 May 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Make Your Own Natural Granite Cleaner

Granite counter tops can add value and elegance to your home, but how on earth do you clean them? First, you want to be sure you use a non-abrasive cleaner. I personally recommend a natural “green” cleaner. Besides being healthier for you and your family, natural  cleaners are better for your granite counter tops, the environment and of course your wallet — making your own cleaner is much cheaper!

Posted on: 19 May 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
Green Alternatives for Bleach

You always hear about people trying to be more “green” today by doing simple little changes in their daily lives. Whether it be using more natural cleaning products or recycling their old items, no matter what you do there are always ways to be more “green.”

Posted on: 11 May 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
3 Common Ways Companies Greenwash Products

You have probably taken notice of the excessive amount of “green” products on store shelves. But you might be wondering how so many products, that are clearly chemical-based, sealed in plastic, and shipped via a giant diesel-burning truck could possibly be “green”.

Posted on: 20 Apr 2015
Posted by: GreenGuru
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