My all natural, money saving, laundry detergent recipe: 1/4 Castille soap, 1/4 cup Washing soda, 1/4 Borax. In a very dirty load, I also put 1/4 cup OxyClean. Fabric Softener: 1/2 cup of White vinegar with a few drops of lavendar essential oil added.
Castille Soap:Dr.Bronners Lav scent in Natural Stores/ bulk online.Washing Soda:Arm&Hammer near bleaches&OxyClean,hides,look hard.Borax:Near Laundry detergent, hides,look hard.Essential Oil:in natural stores *The smell of Vinegar dissipates,don't worry about the smell! It softens clothes&reduces static!
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A couple of years ago, I started making all of my laundry soap, dish soap and fabric softener. It costs pennies to make, works just as well and keeps all of that nasty packaging out of the trash. I've even made my own sugar scrub for a treat in the shower! There are lots of recipes for homemade products online - it's really worth the search ♥
Practice doing everything with 1/2 of the product you would normally use. For example: 1/2 the normal laundry soap ! Clothes will be just as clean and laundry soap wil last 2x as long with means you spent 1/2 as much on laundry soap !
I use this rule with: dryer sheets shampoo windex dishwasher soap dog flea stuff paper of all kinds Use your imagination and try things out and see what works just as well if you onnly use 1/2 as much !
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