Eco-Pioneer Pure Borax
NOTE: this item is HEAVY and may result in exorbitant shipping charges. Select "Pick up in-store" to pick up your order at 565 34th St. Brandon, MB. There is no shipping charge for pick-up orders.
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Eco-Pioneer Borax is hydrated sodium borate, a mineral ore of interlocked chains of boron, hydrogen, oxygen, water and sodium. Our borax is created from refining recovered ore from dried playa lake beds. A playa lake is one that fills with rain water then dries out leaving various salts. The deposits are refined by boiling the ore in water and adding carbonated soda which causes the borax to dissolve and impurities to settle out. The water borax mixture is poured off and cooled, allowing borax crystals to form.
100% pure and non-hazardous to the environment.
Ingredients: Pure Borax (Sodium tetraborate decahydrate).
ECO-PIONEER washing products are 100% pure and non-hazardous to the environment. As the early Pioneers knew, cleaning does not need to be complicated. Our products are designed to be simple, effective and environmentally sustainable. Besides being all natural and readily biodegradable, our washing powders leave a small ecological footprint. They are sourced from local suppliers and are minimally packaged in 100% recycled paper fibre boxes and printed with non-toxic, vegetable inks.
BASIC LAUNDRY SOAP RECIPE
- 250 ml (1 cup) soap flakes
- 125 ml (1/2 cup) washing soda*
- 125 ml (1/2 cup) borax
- Mix ingredients together and stir well.
- For regular loads: Measure 1/2 cup of mixture and add to cold water in your washing machine.
- Wash as normal, making sure you rinse with cold water.
* For very hard water, add more washing soda.
Even with the extra cost of incorporating all of the above ingredients, doing your laundry this way is still more economical than conventional methods! Also, never forget to dry your clothes in the sun whenever possible. Sunshine is the oldest and best natural bleach and disinfectant available.