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There are all sorts of cheap, easy, quick, and eco-friendly ways to remove toxins from your home and still keep it clean. And they work.
Liquid Detergent
1 quart water (boiling)2 cups bar soap (grated)2 cups borax2 cups washing soda
1. Add finely grated bar soap to the boiling water and stir until soap is melted. You can keep on low heat until soap is melted.
2. Pour the soap water into a large, clean pail and add the borax and washing soda. Stir well until all is dissolved.
3. Add 2 gallons of water, stir until well mixed.
4. Cover pail and use 1/4 cup for each load of laundry. Once it's cool, add 5 - 7 drops of your favorite essential oil per gallon. Stir the soap each time you use it (it will gel).

Powdered Detergent
2 cups finely grated soap1 cup washing soda1 cup borax
1. Mix well and store in an airtight plastic container.
2. Use 2 tablespoons per full load.
From Green Planet

The laundry additive to remove stains that I picked up, inspected the ingredients and was surprised to find that it was little more than baking soda and an anti-caking agent. In fact, our grandparents added 1/4 of baking soda to the laundry to remove stains.