Non-Toxic Alternatives

When looking to reduce or replace items that may be potentially dangerous, you first need to understand what can be pitched in the trash, poured down the sink or brought to a Clean Sweep. 
Go to the DNR Household Hazardous Waste page and scroll down to their Disposal Guide.

Making your own household cleaners and pest control products is a safer alternative to store bought items that may be considered hazardous waste.

Do-It-Yourself Household Cleaners

Many of these homemade cleaners use common ingredients including: baking soda, dish soap, lemon juice, and vinegar. Making and using homemade cleaners can reduce hazardous waste and toxic chemicals in your home.

Do-It-Yourself Pest Control

Do-It-Yourself Health & Beauty Products

Minimize packaging waste, your eco-footprint and save money when making your own health and beauty products.