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#1 kissy10

Posted 22 October 2011 - 09:09 PM

What do you guys use & recommend for removing oil & pasta stains off clothes?

#2 KristyMum-

Posted 04 November 2011 - 07:47 PM

the only stain remover I've ever found to work is item/stain wet in cold water and scrubbed with a nail brush with dish liq (we happen to use EcoStore dish liq).  Then let it sit then wash as usual.  If it's delicate fabric of course take care or spot check or whatever but generally I scrub 'with the grain' and that does it.
I was quite surprised actually how much STUFF it DID get out.

Edited by KristyMum-, 08 November 2011 - 12:00 AM.

#3 StopTheGoats

Posted 04 November 2011 - 07:54 PM

I use Ecostore oxygen soaker and it works well for me.

#4 me_n_my_kidz

Posted 04 November 2011 - 08:00 PM

I bought a bottle of eco friendly detergent and put that in a spray bottle with a bit of water and I use that to spray on stains and let it sit a while before I wash it. I wash with soap nuts and use washing soda as a booster in my whites loads - they all work just as well as your expensive commercial cleaners.

#5 Indi

Posted 19 February 2012 - 05:29 PM

Dissolv-It (or something like that), found at Bunnings.

#6 bec578

Posted 19 February 2012 - 05:34 PM

Another Eco Store fan here  biggrin.gif

The Oxygen soaker is fantastic!

#7 KirstenMc

Posted 11 March 2013 - 02:06 PM

I second using dishwashing liquid for grease stains. I use earth choice.

I like the idea of putting it in a spray bottle diluted in water and using it as a general prewash stain remover, that's a great tip.  But I would use it neat on a real grease stain, to make sure.

#8 holycow!

Posted 03 May 2013 - 12:10 PM

The Cinderella brand of eco cleaning products has a Stain Remover which is suitable for using on clothes, furniture and carpets. I've had great results with it.

#9 shannonhill

Posted 20 May 2016 - 09:10 PM

I'm not sure if it's completely eco-friendly, but I just use Rain-X to remove glass stains. It works great.

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