Environmental evangelists have been reminding us about the consequences of climate change for years.
Protecting the planet is now on the agenda and motorists are becoming increasingly aware of their role as good citizens.
So, what are you doing to make a difference?
If you are a vehicle owner who is concerned about the environment, find below our guide on how to green clean your car while saving the planet.
Once you try these environmental practices, you will feel confident about your contribution, taking one step forward to a greener future.
Relying on natural alternatives
Some people overly rely on toxic chemical cleaners when washing their vehicle exteriors and interiors, but that shouldn’t be your case.
Create a natural cleaning item by mixing half a box of baking soda and water, and you will notice fabulous results.
To clean your windows, combine half a cup of white vinegar with two cups of water. Then pour the mix in a spray bottle for an adequate use.
Do not waste water
You would be wasting way too much water by using the hose. Instead, carry one bucket of water with you and place it in reachable areas.
You could also refill the bucket with more water to rinse after a deep cleaning.
Believe it or not, you would be saving about 100 gallons of water compared to other wasteful habits. If you find it easier to use the hose, use a nozzle to avoid wasting too much water.
Make your car interior smell amazing
To green clean your car interior, use baking soda as it provides a natural, refreshing scent to your carpet.
Get organic dryer sheets and place them under your car seats. For better results, use a small dab of essential oil in the corners of your dash.
Once you let the oil warm up, you will notice a fresh, calming scent that works as great as any other air freshener product.
Use olive oil for a final touch
To enhance protection, take a few drops of olive oil and rub it on your dashboard and any other plastic areas inside your car.
This alternative will keep those plastic areas supple. Then switch to linseed oil and apply it to your leather seats.
Linseed oil works perfectly with leather, as it is a natural cleaner and protectant.
By following these simple steps, not only will you be keeping your car in great condition, but also protecting the environment and reversing damaging trends.