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DIY Cleaning Wipes

These DIY cleaning wipes offer you the convenience of the store-bought options without all the waste or harmful ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Keyword: cleaning recipes, diy, green cleaning
Servings: 1 batch


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Whisk
  • 2 cup measuring cup
  • Table Spoon
  • 1 quart sized wide-mouth mason jar (or similar glass container with lid)


  • 3/4 cup Vodka
  • 5 tbs Castille Soap
  • 2 cups Water (distilled or boiled)
  • 30 drops Orange Essential Oil
  • 30 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil (or your favorite EO combination)


  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together vodka, soap, water, and essential oils using a whisk.
  • Pour 1/4 of the mixture in your glass jar, and add folded wipes one at a time, pushing them down into the liquid until the top one remains dry.
  • Add another 1/4 of your cleaning mixture, and add more wipes. Continue doing this until your jar is full and all of your wipes are evenly saturated.
  • To use, remove wipe from jar, and wring out any exess. Use on counters, door handles, sinks, stove, tub, and other hard surfaces.
  • When done, wipes can be laundered with your normal load of towels and used again.