The last thing you want to see is your white clothes getting soiled, and organic cotton tee shirts are advanced dyed using organic dyes that are eco-friendly and free of harsh chemicals, which is why they don't seep into other clothes. However, it's best to stay safe and protect your organic cotton tee from other clothes, so make sure to wash compatible colors together (i.e. separate light and dark colors). This will keep your color fresh and vibrant for years to come.
Avoid using bleach or detergents that contain chemicals. Over time, bleaching organic cotton can deteriorate the fabric, affecting its durability and thus shortening its lifespan. Any residue washed off from these detergents can be harmful to aquatic life as well as your skin. Your organic cotton tee shirts may smell "fresh" and feel cleaner after washing, but the truth is, detergents with chemicals do more harm than good. Switching to eco-friendly or plant-based cleaners is better for the environment and your clothes, which are just as effective as other cleaners but free of harmful chemicals and toxic ingredients.
Rub some detergent or white vinegar on the spot and let it sit for a while before doing the laundry. Alternatively, you can soak your clothes in cold water overnight.
Coffee Stains: Dampen excess coffee from clothing with a napkin or paper towel, then wash in cold water. Cold water will help remove stains easily, while hot water will set the stain and make it harder to remove. If that doesn't work, you can soak the dye spot in an eco-friendly cleaner with a tablespoon of white vinegar and wash the organic cotton tee shirt after 15 minutes.
Sauce: Try wiping off the sauce with a dry napkin, then use a damp towel or sponge to transfer the remaining color and liquid from the organic cotton tee to the towel. Wash organic cotton tee shirts in cold water to remove residual sauce. If the stain still remains, wash the shirt with some soda water.
Ink Stain: Determine your ink smear type: water-based, permanent, or oil-based. The key is to treat the stain as soon as possible, before the ink dries and sets. Blot excess ink with a paper towel. Make a paste of two parts baking soda and one part water and apply it to the ink stain with a cotton ball. Dab the ink stain with a paper towel or rag until the ink dissolves and transfers to the paper towel or rag, then wash the organic cotton tee shirt as usual.