I love Borax. Even though it says on the box “laundry booster”, I use it for much more cleaning than just in my laundry. Here’s a quick little tip to create a general household cleaner.
Mix 1 teaspoon of borax with 1 teaspoon of liquid soap, squeeze in one lemon and add 1 quart of warm water to create a solution that can be used for counters, sinks, refrigerators, etc.
More Green Cleaning : http://litasworld.com/2010/02/green-cleaning/