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After a few washes it’s tough to keep whites fresh-looking. While it’s tempting to choose bleach to brighten your whites here’s a safer, homemade concoction to whiten: mix about a ½-1 cup of borax in with your laundry load after starting the cycle.
What’s so bad about bleach? Most brands contain chlorine – when chlorine is isolated from chemical bonds it can become a toxic gas. Yuck.
If you must use bleach try a chlorine-free one like Seventh Generation brand.
Posted by Beth