13 ways green living can make you healthier
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Making your own cleaning products eliminates irritants
A dirty, dusty home is no good for your health, but cleaning products pose their own slight risks. Some of the chemicals in certain cleaners can irritate the eyes and throat and cause headaches, according to the American Lung Association (ALA). There’s also a small threat of those cleaners getting into rivers and lakes, decreasing the water quality. The ALA recommends using simple warm water and soap, baking soda or vinegar as homemade cleaners.