Is your sink clogged up again? Instead of using toxic products to drain it, try a homemade baking soda and vinegar mixture instead. Today, challenge yourself to create a list of alternatives home solutions. That way, the next time your sink does back up, you'll know just what to do. Here are some suggestions: • Pouring 1/4 cup of baking soda down the clogged drain first, then follow with 2 ounces vinegar. • Preventing clogs by using filters. • Discarding of grease in the garbage.