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A few squirts of water and vinegar on your fruits and veggies gets rid of the nasty stuff (like pesticide residue) that you don't want - no store-bought washes necessary. A diluted vinegar rinse kills 98% of bacteria on produce - researchers found it works even better than a scrub brush.

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Mix water to white vinegar 3:1 in an already used spray bottle. Rinse fruit or produce with water after you spray. Water and vinegar rinses cost just pennies, while the premade washes found at the store cost a couple dollars, and that doesn't include the energy and materials needed to make and ship it in the first place, or cleaning it out when you're done.

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