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Baking Soda, Lemons, And Salt Are The Ultimate Green Cleaning Hack, Allowing You To Cut Through Grime Anywhere In Your Home While Still Protecting Our Planet

Cutting boards are a challenge to clean, but lemons and salt can make this chore easy. Chop a lemon in half, and sprinkle salt on the cut side of one of the halves.

Rub the lemon on your cutting board. The lemon juice and salt work as an abrasive, removing food stains and odors without damaging the surface of your cutting board.

Need to clean your garbage disposal? Lemons will get the job done. Cut a lemon into small pieces and throw them into your garbage disposal.

Let cold water flow into your sink, and turn on the garbage disposal for about 30 seconds. Let the lemons sit for ten minutes. Then, continue grinding the lemons until the disposal is free from build-ups.

Salt

Cast iron skillets require meticulous care. When it’s properly cared for, it can last for generations. That’s why it’s important to master the art of cleaning a cast iron skillet. Salt can remove stubborn residues without damaging your cast iron.

Start by heating the skillet over medium heat on the stove to loosen any food bits. Pour a bunch of salt into the skillet and scrub with a sponge. Use a cloth or paper towel to clear away the salt. Once it’s clean, rinse it with hot water and dry it thoroughly.

If you have kids, you’re bound to find some stains on your carpet. Fear not; salt can get them out! Blot up as much of the moisture as you can from a wet stain.

Pour some salt onto the stained area. Allow the salt to sit for 30 minutes or overnight. Then, vacuum up the salt. The salt should absorb the stain and restore your carpet to its previous state.

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