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Baking soda, Vinegar, Lemon Juice, Water, and some Dr. Bronner's Soap.
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How ecological do the cleaning products have to be?

a) my BF is German, and he buys what he knows.  He also cleans the bathroom, so I am happy to let him buy what he needs.
b) the kitchen sink is a tiny bar sink that splashes water all over the ancient Ikea wood counter, so there is mildew.  Someday we will put in a larger sink with a stainless surround and sand/oil the counter, but until then I use bleach.  I had to search all over to find real chlorine bleach, too.
 
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Here is my BB attempt!

Dirty Sink : Note the massive pile of zip lock bags and bees wax wraps to be washed (My partner and I both have a mental block when it comes to washing them)




Note: I cleaned the drying rack if you are wondering why it was missing in the first photo!

Dirty Stove Top:



Dirty Counter Top:




Dirty Table:


Dirty Floor:




Clean Sink (and Baggies):



Clean Stove:



Clean Table, Floor, and counter tops:


Cleaner:

I used Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds Biodegradable Cleaner. You can see it in the photo of the clean sink! That and warm water.
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Cleaned the kitchen!   Dave's picture format is so great, I copied it!

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I used no cleaners. If a rag wasn't enough, I added warm water and friction.
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