How to make your own all purpose cleaner from kitchen scraps

Lemon Cleaner

If you're anything like me you don't like throwing things away. So when I couldn't compost my citrus fruit I was at a loss of what to do with my leftover peel. Until I stumbled across this ingenious life hack. 

Using this all-natural cleaner is easy to make and also reduces the use of nasty chemicals in your home.

I love to make big batches of this as it takes so long to ferment. When I'm collecting my citrus peels I put them in a container in the freezer to store until I have enough ready to begin.

What you'll need

Citrus peels - I like to use lemon but others prefer oranges, for this recipe I had 3 lemons worth.

200ml white vinegar

200ml water

Glass spray bottle

Initially place the citrus and vinegar into a jar. Screw the lid on firmly and leave for 2-4 weeks. When your ready to do the final step, strain the vinegar into a spray bottle and top up with an equal amount of water.

Spray it onto just about any surface and wipe away! This will last forever so keep on using it!


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