Avoid toxic chemicals in your home by making your own simple cleaners with vinegar.  This one only calls for vinegar and orange peels.


  • White vinegar
  • Orange peels


  1. Remove peels from roughly 4 oranges, or enough to fill your jar loosely.  (try to avoid using the pith or the white area underneath the peel)
  2. Pour vinegar over orange peels, filling the jar.
  3. Set aside for 2 weeks. Jar with Oranges
  4. Using funnel pour mixture into a spray bottle.

Bottle with Jar


Don’t forget to pour the soaked orange peels right into your compost.

Oranges in Compost