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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Laundry Soap






Homemade Laundry Soap-what to do with those soap shavings!

1 bar of ivory soap; or 1 cup grated soap ( the kind from Montessori soap grating exercise)
1 cup Borax
1 cup Washing Soda

Grate the soap into a bowl. Add the Borax and the washing soda. Mix with a wooden spoon until a fine power forms. Pour the powder into a container. Use 1 tablespoon per medium load of laundry.
  • Arm & Hammer® liquid 100 ounce detergent – $6.79 – 32 loads = $0.21 per load
  • Tide® with Bleach powder 267 ounce detergent – $20.32 – 95 loads = $0.21 per load
       ***Homemade powder 32 ounce detergent – $2.98 – 64 loads = $0.05 per load