Green Housekeeping

Garbage Day: Winning the Weekly Battle

Every two years Statistics Canada releases national and provincial waste statistics. In 2018, it was reported that approximately 25 million tonnes of non-hazardous waste was sent to disposal across the country in 2016. Similar to the amount generated in 2014, but 11% more than the amount collected in 2002. It has become a worldwide priority […]

August 16th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Outdoors|

Riddle Me Rhubarb: What cleans pots, kills bugs and tastes great in a pie?

Big green leaves and beautiful pink stalks make rhubarb a striking fan favourite for many garden enthusiasts. But, for some, it’s still relatively unknown. While you may have eaten it in pies, cakes or crisps, not many would know it in its natural form, let alone use it in the kitchen. Rhubarb is a series […]

August 7th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Health, Outdoors, Summer|

Host the Most Successful Summer Soiree

The LCBO’s Food & Drink August issue is jammed packed with helpful tips and hints for summer entertaining. If you haven’t picked up a copy, we’ve pulled some of our favourite drink and cocktail ideas together to help ensure your next backyard bash is the best!
How Many Drinks Do You Need to Buy?
Deciding the number […]

August 2nd, 2019|Celebration, Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Outdoors, Party|

Sign up for a Mosquito-Free Summer!

We’ve been beta testing the concept of pest repellent gardens, and we’ve stumbled onto some tips and tricks, and dos and don’ts that we just have to share!
Marigolds Repel Pests and Mosquitoes
Marigolds are super-super powered garden heroes. Not only do they repel mosquitoes, but they also repel insects that prey on edibles such as tomato […]

June 12th, 2019|Green Housekeeping, Outdoors, Summer|

How to Keep your Golf Clubs Clean like the Pros!

All winter long, golfers across the country have boasted about their handicap and dreamt of achieving the perfect putt. Well, the grass has grown and the fairway beckons. So, whether you’re headed to the nearest driving range for practice, a par 3 for fun or the prestigious 18-hole golf course to sink that hole-in-one, take […]

May 31st, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Outdoors, Summer|

May the Road Rise Up to Meet you this St. Paddy’s Day!

Celebrate this St. Paddy’s Day with the cleaning service experts at MOLLY MAID this year, and follow our easy tips for having a fun and green St. Paddy’s day this year.

Traditional sayings and Irish slang can add flavour to any holiday, as can enjoying traditional Irish culinary favourites! This is especially true on St. Patrick’s […]

March 15th, 2019|Celebration, Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Party|

One Green Thing at a Time

These days, most people have heard of giving up things like plastic shopping bags, single-use plastic water bottles, take-out containers, straws and coffee cups. But now we’re in the next wave of behaviour change: giving up produce bags, bringing empty containers to the bulk store, and turning to homemade household and beauty products. To ensure your […]

October 10th, 2018|Green Housekeeping, Organization Tips|

DIY Hand Sanitizer – A Summer Essential!

Undoubtedly, the warmer the summer, the stickier it can become. From cool treats like sliced watermelon and popsicles, to camping favourites like s’mores and roasted marshmallows, fun in the sun can quickly become a hot mess! Be prepared this summer with your very own DIY hand sanitizer. Get creative and make one for each member […]

August 24th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Health|

Ultimate Guide to a Litterless Birthday Party

Planning a kid’s birthday party can be stressful. Not to mention, how expensive over-the-top themed parties can get and how much garbage they can create. Here’s some innovative ways to keep the fun count super high and the litter count at absolute zero:

Go Bandanas!

Instead of paper napkins, set out bandana napkins which can later double […]

June 13th, 2018|Family, Green Housekeeping, Party|

3 Tricks to Fall in Love with Cleaning

Okay, maybe falling in love with cleaning is a stretch, but you can fall in love with the feeling you get after you’ve given your home the TLC it deserves. Sometimes it takes more than the trendiest cleaning tools and greatest playlist to help you get the job done. Here are 3 ideas that can […]

June 8th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Maintenance|