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  • Published: New York : Scribner, c2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Description: xx, 426 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0743256204
  • 9780743256209



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Organic housekeeping : in which the Nontoxic Avenger shows you how to improve your health and that of your family while you save time, money, and, perhaps your sanity

by Sandbeck, Ellen.

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Call number: 648.5 Sa

Available Copies: Pittsfield Adult

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Organizing -- Too much stuff -- Banishing chaos -- Cleaning outbuildings and extremely chaotic houses -- Habits -- Living lightly and happily -- The kitchen: Cleaning the range, organic cleaning, sink cleaning, kitchen odors, dishwashing, the toaster, the microwave, Why buy organic food?, preventing food poisoning, carnivore's food safety, clean cooking, choosing cookware -- The low-maintenance bathroom -- The bedroom: cleaning pillows, comforters, bed linens, blankets, mattresses, clean air choices -- Laundry: sorting, equipment, water and energy use, washing frequency, laundry aids, stain removal, dry cleaning, fabric car, rain washing, snow cleaning, storing woolens, bedding, drying techniques, ironing, sleeping bags -- General cleaning: carpets, window coverings, dusting, computers -- Indoor air quality: domestic odor control (animal odors, indoor air pollutants, gaseous pollutants, filtering, watery air), preventing fungi, mold and mildew, humidifiers and dehumidifiers -- Hazardous materials -- Fire safety -- Carbon monoxide -- Electrical fires -- What firefighters want to know -- Home maintenance -- In and around the garden: toxic runoff, the value of trees, lawns, weed control, poisonous plants, pest control, pet care and baby-proofing.

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