Cleaning Supplies for the College Student

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We’ve gathered most of the items my daughter needs to take to college with her, and now it’s time to gather the cleaning supplies she’ll need.  She has been assigned to a suite with 3 other students.  They are responsible for cleaning their own rooms and the bathroom that the 4 of them will share.  I’m a realistic mama and know that they won’t keep the suite as clean as I would like, but I also know that if they have the supplies they need to make the job a bit easier, then they’ll be more likely to actually clean.  Let me share the cleaning supplies for the college student that my daughter will be taking with her, including our favorite #SwifferEffects supplies.

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 Have you seen those fun commercials on TV with real people receiving a Swiffer Big Green box?  My family was so excited the day that my Swiffer Big Green Box arrived.  (It was one of those moments where life imitates TV.)

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 I’ve been looking for ways to make it easier for my children to help with chores around the house.  With 3 busy kids, a dog and life, our house gets dirty.  My children have chores that involved cleaning the house.  I know that if I can make their cleaning chores easier, they’ll do them with less complaining and do a better job of cleaning. And that means we can have more fun family time.    Swiffer calls this the Swiffer Effect, it’s their commitment to make cleaning just a bit easier for whoever is behind the Swiffer handle.

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My Big Green Box was filled with all the Swiffer products we needed to get started cleaning; a Dusters Kit with a duster handle, a box of Swiffer Duster Refills, a Swiffer Sweeper, Sweeper Dry Cloth Refills and also Sweeper Wet Mopping Refills.

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The kids readily jumped into their cleaning chores this week with our new Swiffer products.  My son found his chore much easier with the Swiffer duster.  My daughter was able to pick up an embarrassing amount of dog hair with the Swiffer Sweeper.   They both really do make cleaning easier.  We even put on some music and had some family fun while cleaning!

 With my oldest “baby” heading off to college this month, I was thrilled that I received a second box to share with her.  This cleaning mama wants to make it easy for her daughter to clean her dorm room and bathroom.  You have to see her reaction when I surprised her with her own Swiffer Big Green Box.

In addition to her Swiffer cleaning supplies, I’ll send her to college with:

 My favorite cleanser, baking powder

Glass Cleaner

Disinfecting Wipes

Cleaning Cloths

Paper Towels

Rubber Gloves

Could you use the Swiffer Effect to make your cleaning chores easier?  I bet you could.

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I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

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  1. I would love to get one of these green boxes on my door step! I am so glad that you are sending your “baby” off to college prepared!

  2. sure wish i could get my own green box and one for my son who just moved into his own apartment
    maybe then he’d clean his apartment finally

    1. Beverly, it was so much fun to open the door and have that #BigGreenBox on the porch. Maybe your son would appreciate his own green box for a gift 😉

  3. I would really like to get a Big Green Box delivered to my house. I am disabled and on a limited income. I saw a friend had a Swifter Duster and it looked amazing to use. So, I really wish I could be so lucky to receive one. Thank You.

    1. It was so much fun to receive a Big Green Box. You should try contacting Swiffer via Twitter, Facebook or email and tell them your story. You never know, you might be surprised by one, too (my fingers are crossed for you!)

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