Make your own drain cleaner

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Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make your own effective drain cleaner - 100% plastic-free and chemical-free. This is the perfect addition to your natural and zero waste cleaning routine. 


  • 500g (1 Ib 2oz) bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) or soda crystals.
  • 250ml 98 1/2 fl oz/1 cup) white vinegar. 


  • Pour 250g of bicarbonate soda down your drain, followed by 500ml of boiling water. 
  • Leave it for a few minutes, then add the remaining 250g bicarbonate of soda followed by the white vinegar and quickly plug the drain (it should fizz!).
  • After a few minutes, flush with some more boiling water.