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Going Green with NPL

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If you missed the presentation on Energy Conservation and Solar Generation for Home and Business co-sponsored by Go Green Northbrook, you can watch it on YouTube.

Dan Whisler from Glenbrook North High School

 

Brandon Leavitt, president of Solar Service Inc.

If you missed our DIY Green Cleaning Solutions workshop, here are some easy recipes to make at home.

Glass Cleaner

2 cups water

1/4 cup distilled white vinegar

1/2 tsp. Dr. Bronner's soap (optional)

Combine in a spray bottle.

Floor Cleaner

1 gal. water

1/8 cup distilled white vinegar

1/8 cup liquid soap

10 drops essential oil (optional)

Combine all ingredients in a pail.

Toilet Bowl Magic

Sprinkle toilet bowl with some baking soda

Pour in some distilled white vinegar

Watch it fizz

Scour with brush

Tub & Tile Scrub

1 2/3 cup baking soda

1/2 cup liquid soap

2 Tbl. water

2 Tbl. white distilled vinegar

Mix baking soda and soap in a bowl. Add water. Mix with fork until smooth. Stir in vinegar last. Mixture will foam. Store in a 16-oz. wide-mouthed jar. If the paste dries out, add warm water, let it soften and mix with fork.