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May 20, 2011

Make Your Own Homemade Laundry Detergent

Laundry Detergent/Powder is an item that can suck money from our wallets whether we have many loads or few loads per week. There is an quick and easy fix for this. Making your own natural and environmentally friendly laundry detergent that will not only cost less, but last much longer. This method is also safer by being phosphate free.

All you need for ingredients are

  • Washing Soda (4 cups)
  • Borax (4 cups)
  • Bar of Soap
  • Grater/Shredder (could use a simple cheese grater)
These items can be found at most grocery stores in the laundry sections. 

Place the 4 cups of washing soda and borax into a container as well as the finely shredded remains of the bar of soap. Stir these ingredients together until visibly mixed. At this point it should be ready for use. A few tablespoons per load should suffice. This is an insanely cheap and easy way to save a good deal of money while doing laundry. It's also fun! Who doesn't love making things themselves?

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