Delaware County Solid Waste

and Recycling

Environmentally Friendly

Cleaning Recipes

All Purpose Cleaner
Mix one cup of washing soda into a gallon of hot water. Wash surface with a lint free cloth.
Wood Furniture/Floor Polish
Mix 1/2 cup white vinegar and 1/2 cup of vegetable oil in a pint-sized spray bottle. Spray and rub with a lint free cloth.

Floor Cleaner
Mix 1/2 cup of vinegar in a gallon of water, mop floor and allow to dry.
Window & Glass Cleaner
Pour 1/4 cup white vinegar in a pint sized bottle and fill the top with water. Spray on surface and rub with a clean dry cloth.

Clothing Stains
Rub a moistened bar of plain, uncolored, unscented soap (such as Ivory) on the stain before laundering

Mildew & Soup Scum
Mix lemon juice and white vinegar with borax or salt. Scour as usual, rinse and allow to dry.