Learn how to make bleach alternative so you can wash your whites and towels without bleach. If you are concerned about the chemicals in the daily products you use, try these laundry bleach alternatives.

Never worry about chemicals again and make natural bleach alternative. It's so easy to make homemade bleach. You will love this simple bleach alternative.

Bleach Alternative

I love to wash my whites and towels with bleach, but sometimes I wonder if there is a better way. Fortunately, thanks to some research, I was able to find several different alternatives to actual bleach.

You don’t have to worry about chemicals while still getting your clothes clean. This homemade bleach alternative works great in your washing machine.

I love knowing I am using products that naturally whiten clothes and remove stains. Plus, it really is very simple and inexpensive to make.

What is a good substitute for bleach?

You can get the same results as regular beach without all the harsh chemicals. With just equal parts Hydrogen Peroxide and water plus lemon essential oil, you have all you need to whiten and brighten clothes.

It really is that simple! When we first started trying to incorporate more natural products in our home, I thought it might be hard or expensive.

I was very pleased to quickly learn just how easy it is. While I love making all natural items, I don’t have tons of time.

Between work and kid’s activities, there isn’t much time left over. However, quick and simple projects like this Homemade Bleach Alternative make it feasible.

Never worry about chemicals again and make natural bleach alternative. It's so easy to make homemade bleach. You will love this simple bleach alternative.

Natural Bleach Alternative

I am very excited to share this homemade bleach cleaner with you. Besides containing safe all natural ingredients, it is VERY easy to make and frugal as well.

You are going to love how easy this is. This bleach alternative laundry detergent is great.

Let’s make DIY Natural Bleach.

Once you see how easy it is, you will make this all the time. It is very quick.

Never worry about chemicals again and make natural bleach alternative. It's so easy to make homemade bleach. You will love this simple bleach alternative.

Ingredients for Homemade Bleach:

Never worry about chemicals again and make natural bleach alternative. It's so easy to make homemade bleach. You will love this simple bleach alternative.

How do you make natural bleach?

  • Step 1. Mix equal parts water and hydrogen peroxide. (I used 1 cup of water cup and 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide.
  • Step 2. Add 10 drops of essential oil per 2 cups of liquid. You can adjust this to your preference. A little goes a long way, so 10 drops of essential oil is just the right amount for me. Feel free to adjust this to what you prefer.

It is that easy to make DIY Bleach.

Never worry about chemicals again and make natural bleach alternative. It's so easy to make homemade bleach. You will love this simple bleach alternative.

How to use bleach alternative for laundry:

  • I use about ½ cup-1 cup of this homemade bleach alternative per loads of whites or towels in hot water.  Natural bleach for clothes is a great way to avoid chemicals but still have the same outcome as regular bleach.
  • This color safe stain remover works great on colorful clothing and white clothes. Clothes will smell so fresh. It’s great for getting rid of odors.

Can you store bleach alternative?

Yes, this can be stored in an airtight container and used as needed. Just note that hydrogen peroxide should be stored in a cool dark place.

It is not recommended to store this for a long period of time though. Hydrogen Peroxide will break down due to the minerals in water and not be as strong overtime.

How to use use bleach alternative for sanitizing:

  • Spray bottle. You can make a batch of this and add it to a spray bottle. It is one of our favorite cleaning products and the spray bottle makes it so convenient to use.
  • Hard surfaces. Spray this bleach alternative on countertops and other hard surfaces to easily sanitize.
  • You can use extra. I often add about ½ cup more of the bleach alternative if it is very soiled or hard to get out.

This works great as a disinfectant instead of using chlorine bleach. This is especially useful during cold and flu season.

I get a little crazy during that time of year trying to sanitize and keep everyone well. There isn’t anything like passing a sickness from person to person.

And with a huge family like ours, it doesn’t take much before we are all down and out. This bleach alternative for sanitizing really helps.

Never worry about chemicals again and make natural bleach alternative. It's so easy to make homemade bleach. You will love this simple bleach alternative.

Make this today.

You don’t need to spend tons of money or time making natural products. These items are simple to make and only require a few ingredients. You can easily whiten your laundry naturally.

I think you will be pleasantly surprised how well this works and how easy it is to make. It is also budget friendly and doesn’t require any cups of lemon juice, baking soda or endless ingredients.

Just the few listed items and you are set. Give it a try today.

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Homemade Bleach Alternative

Learn how to make bleach alternative so you can wash your whites and towels without bleach. Easy homemade bleach anyone can make.
Prep Time2 minutes
Active Time3 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Keyword: Homemade Bleach Alternative
Yield: 1
Author: One Crazy Mom

Materials

  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • water
  • lemon essential oil

Instructions

  • Mix equal parts water and hydrogen peroxide. (I used 1 cup of water cup and 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide.
  • Add 10 drops of essential oil per 2 cups of liquid. You can adjust this to your preference. A little goes a long way, so 10 drops of essential oil is just the right amount for me. Feel free to adjust this to what you prefer.

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  1. How long is it good for once you mix it up? When you mix ordinary bleach up it’s only good for a day for disinfecting.

    1. The mixture is good for approximately 6 months. The ingredients will separate as it sits, so just gently shake before using if it’s been a few days since the last time you used the mixture to re-incorporate the ingredients.