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Why Not Sew?: How to Make Homemade Laundry Detergent

How to Make Homemade Laundry Detergent: You will need: 1 bar of soap (any kind you want) 1 cup of Borax 1 cup of washing soda a big pot ( that holds more than 2 gallons) a grater a funnel a long spoon 2 empty gallon jugs/containers

Homemade Laundry Detergent    Grate 1 bar of zote, ivory, or castile soap. Add 1 C borax and 1 C washing soda. Mix together until an even powder is achieved. Use a heaping tablespoon in your loads, 2 for extra soiled loads.    For a natural fabric softener, add 1/2-3/4 C vinegar to the final rinse cycle. (Don't worry, your clothes don't smell like vinegar, and the vinegar helps to deter any build-up in the washing machine!)

Homemade Laundry Detergent - The Best Natural Recipe

Homemade powdered laundry detergent - 1 bar of shaved bar soap (I used Dr. Bronner's Baby Bar) 1 cup of borax 1 cup of washing soda

Building It On Pennies: Homemade Laundry Soap Even HE safe - this recipe is for liquid, but powdered alternative is given in comments (1C washing soda, 1 C Borax, 1 bar Fels-Naptha and then use 2 Tbsp per load).  Also seems like you can use Ivory soap in place of Fels Naptha

Homemade Laundry Detergent: cup of Borax cup of Arm & Hammer Washing Soda bar of Fels-Naptha Homemade Fabric Softener: 2 cups Suave conditioner 3 cups of White Vinegar 10 cups of water

Going to look for a few other "recipes" too but this seems like a great idea to me! I have seen you can substitute Ivory bar soap for the Zote

DIY Laundry Detergent - Cheaper and Better!

DIY dishwasher detergent

DIY Dishwasher Detergent: Ingredients: 3 c. Borax 3 c. Washing Soda 20 drops Lemon Essential Oil (optional) 1 cup Lemishine (found near the rinse aids). This ingredient eliminates residue. [or citric acid]

Joy Is At Home: Homemade Laundry Soap

Homemade Detergent with Purex crystals. I've made multiple batches & it works great! I just add in baking soda along with the washing soda. Easily double or triple the recipe!

The Holy Grail of DIY Cleaning: 400+ Recipes for Various Household Items- Cleaners, Detergents, Pest Removal Recipes, Laundry Care- stain removal, pet care, and more in Alphabetical Order I think I may have heard angels singing when I opened this page...

Homemade Household Cleaners and Detergents

The Holy Grail of DIY Cleaning: Recipes for Various Household Items- Cleaners, Detergents, Pest Removal Recipes, Laundry Care- stain removal, pet care & more in Alphabetical Order

FAQ about making your own laundry soap.  Includes some tips about hard water.

Homemade powdered deter: 12 cups Borax 8 cups Baking Soda 8 cups Washing Soda 8 cups Bar soap (grated) Mix all ingredients well and store in a sealed tub. Use cup of powder per full load.