Soap nuts are a super affordable, natural, non-toxic and sustainable laundry soap option. They don’t really have any scent or irritants and once used up, the shells can be composted, leaving no waste. Soap nuts are natural nuts found mostly in India and Nepal. They produce saponin, which is a natural detergent. In the washer,
Regular chlorine bleach is no picnic to use in the home. It’s pretty toxic stuff, and when combined with other common household items (like ammonia, certain soaps and some organic (natural) materials) it can form highly toxic (sometimes fatal) gases/substances. We haven’t used bleach in a long time. So what do we use for cleaning?