My six year old is starting to help more around the house. I decided to add wiping down the bathroom counter to his chores…but he requires strict supervision whenever he has a bottle of liquids…even homemade eco-friendly cleaners. As a future scientist, he can't help experimenting. Watching him while he cleans offsets any help he provides, so I broke down and bought disinfecting wipe…which I doled out one at a time, because apparently he can't be left alone with cleaning wipes either. This worked, but buying disposable items goes against every fiber of my being. So I was excited to find directions for making reusable disinfecting wipes.
My daughter recently cut up some of her t-shirts to make tank tops, and being the mini-frugalista that she is, she put the fabric she removed from her shirts in the rag bag. This provided the perfect size rags to create reusable disinfecting wipes. I am reusing the container from the wipes I purchased to hold the reusable cloth wipes. The dirty wipes are added to the linen load and when the container is empty, I can grab all of the clean rags and make a new batch.
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