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On a Tight Budget?


Pinch-penny, budget conscious, stingy, tight-wad; there are lots of names for people who want to keep their hard earned green cash in their pockets.

From Mom's home remedies to money-saving substitutes for personal care products, the Green Meanie has some great ideas. Browse our website for simple budget cutting suggestions, ideas for DIY do-it-yourself home cleaning products that are both cheap and green, and the ingredients are probably already in your kitchen and pantry     

Making the Most of Your Money

Cheaper Substitutes


Is Old-Fashioned actually Cheaper?


The commercial products on the market today are expensive and the advertising is often misleading or just inside the margins of fraudulent. Old fashioned home remedies might seem, well, old-fashioned. But Grandma had so-soft skin and her house always smelled great too.

Mom and Grandma used to make do without all of these expensive products, and believe it or not they used fewer toxic chemicals and more natural ingredients than we use today.  


Homemade Cleaning Products

Non-Toxic Cleaners &
                              Disinfectants

Easy Recipes for the Budget Conscious

There is so much on the shelf at the grocery store we get confused with all of the shopping choices. What are the ingredientsin these products? Can I find cheaper shampoos and lotions? Will the green alternatives really zap the germs and bacteria in the kitchen?  

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Product Ingredients

Food Additives
Cosmetics
Cleaning Chemicals

Cheap Substitutes

Vinegar
Peroxide
Glycerin
Witch Hazel
Olive Oil
Listerine
Citrus Peels

House Cleaning

Sanitizing Kitchens
Degreasers
Bathrooms
Laundry & Stains
Disinfectants
Deodorizers

Personal Hygiene

Hair Care
Shaving
Face & Skin
Hands & Feet
Feminine Care
Oral Care & Teeth
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Green Alternatives

Many products today are labeled as green, safe and non-toxic, but how can we know that we aren't just paying more for the hype?
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