Here’s something most of us can agree on: Staining your favorite shirt or pants is not a great way to start (or end) your day. Once you’ve stained your clothing, you’re usually thinking about it until you get it out. This is especially true if you’re in a social setting where people will notice your stain for the duration of the event. Embarrassing, right?
Unfortunately, most people just assume that the only way to remove such stains is by throwing their clothing in the wash. This takes time, money, and it hurts the environment. Lucky for you, there are easy workarounds to remove the most egregious stains! We’ve included a few eco-friendly stain removal hacks below to help you out.
These eco-friendly stain removal hacks can help you avoid using your washing machine, which in turn saves water and energy, reducing your environmental footprint in the process!
Wine and Food Stains
Spilt some red wine on that new Oxford button up? No worries. You can actually apply white vinegar to the stain. Be careful to sponge it — not rub — to work the stain out of the fabric. Let it sit overnight and then wash it out with some water.
Dirty makes your clothing look bad, but here’s a cool hack to get it out: If you have stale bread, simply rub the area and watch as the gluten in the bread literally extracts the dirt
Of course, there are many more helpful natural cleaning hacks to try. These are just a couple. To learn more, check out the infographic from Tommy John below!
Infographic source: tommyjohn.com
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