Here are two "green recipes" for your home- they are from Simple Girl's auntie in California.
Simmer a small saucepan of water with 1 tablespoon of whole cloves and one sliced lemon. It smells wonderful!
Minor Drain Clog:
Put 1/2 cup baking soda followed by 1/2 cup vinegar down the drain. Close the drain and cover overflow hole with wet rag. Wait 5 minutes, remove plug and wet rag and then pour a boiling tea kettle of water down the drain. Works like a charm, especially for grease.