Does Cleaning With Vinegar Actually Disinfect?

April 4, 2012


So you’ve given up the Comet and are huffing away at your tub and counters with vinegar. High fives! But the question on many minds is, does it actually kill stuff?

It’s true that most green cleaners on the market talk up their general earth-friendliness (biodegradability, plant-based ingredients, that kind of thing) but rarely mention whether they annihilate germs. Why? Well, in all honesty, they don’t, and we don’t need as much bug-banishing as the makers of mainstream cleaners would like us to believe.

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