Homemade Powdered Laundry Detergent
(**note** you only need to use 2 tablespoons of this homemade detergent per load, although you can use more for heavily soiled loads)
Purchase all these ingredients at the local grocery store to make your detergent:
- 1 – 55 ounce box of Arm & Hammer® Super Washing Soda
- 1 – 76 ounce box of 20 Mule Team® Borax
- 1 – 10 pack of 4.5 ounce bars of Ivory® Bar Soap (you can use cheaper soap ) Other brands of commonly used bar soaps include Pure & Natural®, Fels-Naptha® and/or ZOTE®. Both ZOTE® and Fels-Naptha® are made for and sold as “laundry bar soap.”)
All items were found in the laundry aisle. Prices may vary by region.