Is borax still sold in stores?

Borax is available at major retailers nationwide for purchase in-store. You can also buy online at participating sites.

Is borax same as baking soda?

Borax (sodium tetraborate) and baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) aren’t the same thing. They’re both salts, and they’re both popular as “green” household cleaning agents, but borax has a pH of 9.5, compared to baking soda’s pH of 8. This makes borax considerably more alkaline than baking soda.

What is a substitute for borax powder?

baking soda
Instead of sprinkling borax in the bottom of your trash can, try baking soda or even coffee grinds. They work wonders. You can also use baking soda to clean your trash can. Throw in some vinegar for extra odor fighting action.

What is borax powder good for?

It has many uses: It helps get rid of stains, mold, and mildew around the house. It can eliminate insects such as ants. It’s used in laundry detergents and household cleansers to help whiten and get rid of dirt.