Kirsten McCulloch

Kirsten McCulloch is an Australian mother of three living in the suburbs. She has a background in writing and editing, particularly for the web, and a life long interest in living sustainably. On her journey to reduce her energy and resource consumption, she makes her own non-toxic cleaners, keeps chooks, has a few fruit trees, and a mostly organic vegetable patch. She is learning to knit and crochet but she can’t sew to save her life. She is trying hard to declutter her home. Slowly. She is trying to teach her children to value the natural environment and not to waste resources, with somewhat patchy success to date.

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Dish Mat Instructions

A great timesaver.  Wash and go with dishes, pots and pans and fine crystal.  Use mesh side up for maximum absorption.  The Dish mat is much more absorbent than any towel you could set dishes on, then you hang it to dry and it’s machine washable.  In fact, it soaks up to 1.5 times its…

Descaler Instructions

Norwex Descaler

An effective and environmentally friendly product designed to dissolve mineral build up, rust and watermarks on shower screens, tubs, sink and tiles. The enzyme-based, non-toxic, and biodegradable solution is fantastic for removing calcium build-up from glass shower screens and around taps, and has a lovely, fresh scent. A little goes a long way – it…

Cutting Board Instructions

This eco-friendly Cutting Board made from rice husks is safe, durable and easy to clean. Natural, made from biodegradable materials, non-toxic, BPA free, no artificial colouring and food-safe. Where to use: Use to prepare fruit, vegetables or meat products. How to use: Place the Cutting Board on a stable kitchen surface. After use, remove all…

Crystal Deodorant Instructions

The Norwex Crystal Deodorant is made from crystallised natural mineral salts which kill odour causing bacteria. It contains no harmful chemicals, oils, perfumes or emulsifiers, but is made from alum, which is a compound formed by the combination of the mineral salt version of aluminium plus the mineral salt ammonium. Together they form a totally…

Cleaning Paste Instructions

Environmentally friendly cleaning and polishing agent that cleans, polishes and protects plastic, enamel, ceramics, chrome, steel, aluminium and porcelain surfaces in one application. It is safe for use on coffee pots, metal pans and most food ware products. HOW TO USE: Rub onto surface with wet Envirocloth, Scrub Cloth or Kitchen Cloth, rinse with water…

Chenille Hand Towel Instructions

Safely dry your hands with this lush hand towel made with the same soft chenille microfibre as our kid’s Pet to Dry, and even contains the same powerful, exclusive BacLock technology which self-purifies and inhibits odours from bacteria, mould and mildew growth within 24 hours, so that it is ready to use again and again.…

Carpet Stain Buster Instructions

Product label - description and instructions | Norwex Carpet Stain Buster is the complete carpet cleaning solution, solving shampooing, spot cleaning, deodrizing and neutralizing needs. A simple and effective method of eliminating protein-based stains and odours. | Sustainable Suburbia

The Norwex Carpet stain buster is safe for use on all carpets, upholstery and microfibre cleaning cloths. Does not contain colour brighteners or bleach and does not leave soapy residue like standard cleaners. WHERE TO USE: Mould, mildew, blood, urine, dirt & grass. Particularly good on protein-based stains. HOW TO USE: Dilute 20% product to…

Car Wash Mitt Instructions

my kids cleaning my car with the Norwex car wash mitt and envirowand | SustainableSuburbia.net

Green mitt with chenille microfibre fingers on one side, plush microfibre other side. With it you can wash your car with half a bucket of water. Can also be used to clean flyscreens and security grills. Use the smooth side on the inside and the shaggy side on the side with the grill. HOW TO…

3-in-1 Car Mitt Instructions

This powerful 3 in 1 Car Mitt is like a Window Cloth in a 3 layered mitt. Gently yet effectively removes dust, dirt, grime and other messes in your car without scratching delicate surfaces. Where to use: Works especially well for dusting consoles, dashboards and areas like rear-view mirrors, windshield interiors, cup holders and vents.…

Car Finishing Cloth Instructions

Grey, shiny cloth. A super chamois – the tight weave of the cloth prevents grit from being trapped in the fibres, making it ideal to dry and polish car surfaces. WHERE TO USE: Car, boat or motorbike body paint work, mirrors and glass, LCD panels, plastic, stainless steel, leather interiors, any shiny surface that shows…

Bottle Brush and Envirosleeve Instructions

This product has three different surfaces including the brush which is made from Thermoplastic rubber, the Envirosleeve and Envirosleeve with scrubber (optional extra). The brush on its own is durable, flexible for cleaning, dries quickly and won’t harbour bacteria like nylon brushes. HOW TO USE: Use the brush for rinsing dirty dishes. Add the Envirosleeve…

Body Scrub Mitt Instructions

Uncover fresh, new and glowing skin with this Mitt as it removes dead skin cells, revealing beautiful, smoother skin with just one hand. Contains BacLock micro silver agent, allowing it to self-purify and inhibit bacterial odour, mould and/or mildew growth within the mitt. How to use: Slip on the ultra-comfortable Body Scrub Mitt with the…

Body Lotion Instructions

Soothe your skin and envelop it in moisture with the natural botanicals of our Body Lotion—a nourishing, conditioning formula that leaves your skin silky smooth and soft, with no harmful chemicals to penetrate the skin. Natural botanicals like Coconut Oil, Grape Seed Oil, Organic Aloe Vera, Organic Sweet Almond Oil, Organic Shea Butter and Vitamin…

Body Cloth Instructions

A norwex towel and body pack with silver - the Norwex Baclock system to inhibit bacteria

The Norwex Body Cloth (or face washer) cleanses and exfoliates the skin. Use daily all over the body for general hygiene, and once or twice a week on face and neck for extra exfoliation benefits if required. It can be helpful controlling acne, blackheads and ezcema, and removing face paints from children. It will even remove…

Blue Diamond Instructions

An all-in-one bathroom cleaner made to make your bathroom shine! This highly concentrated formula safely and effectively cleans toilets, sinks and most other hard bathroom surfaces without corrosive fumes, leaving them sparkling. The deep action formula allows for effective cleaning and descaling in one application, as it has both descaling ingredients to work against rust,…

Bath Towel Instructions

These lightweight, soft bath towels dry you instantly. They absorb 7 times their weight in water, and also dry very quickly. It is best not to launder them with fluffy linty fabrics, as the microfibre will pick up the lint. Just as with the Norwex cleaning cloths, the Norwex towel is antibacterial with embedded micro-silver…

Back Scrubber Instructions

Norwex back scrubber instructions for use | Sustainable Suburbia

Rejuvenate and clean your skin with our mildly exfoliating Back Scrubber with BacLock. The design makes it easy to scrub hard to reach areas with no twisting and turning. Your back will feel softer and cleaner after one shower. The Norwex Back Scrubber has the same fabric as the Norwex Body Cloth on one side,…

Baby Hooded Towel Set Instructions

The lightweight, soft bath towel dries baby instantly. They absorb 7 times their weight in water, and remove up to 99.9% of germs and bacteria from skin The face cloth can be used to clean baby’s face and body without soaps. It is also useful for cleaning baby’s gums, or even removing face paints. It…

Baby Body Pack Instructions

3 pack of pastel coloured washers. Suitable for face and body. These cloths are similar to the Norwex Body Pack but are a smaller travel size and a perfect size for facial care, or for baby. Ultra fine fibre technology allows skin to be cleaned thoroughly with only water. WHERE TO USE: A natural way…