Homemade Laundry Powder (the easy version)
-Use 1/4 cup in regular washers, more if the load is very dirty or greasy
-Use 2 tablespoons in High Efficiency washers 3 tablespoons if the load is greasy or very dirty.
-Use Vinegar in the rinse for a natural fabric softener. The vinegar smell will go away as the clothes dry.
1 box Washing Soda
1 box Borax
1 4lb box Baking Soda
12 ounces grated laundry soap (Zote, Fels Naptha, Ivory Soap) All found at Wal-Mart Or Hardware Store
Combine until evenly mixed. This makes enough laundry powder to last our family of 3 for around 6 months. It is very economical, coming around or under 10 cents per load with no fillers and no harsh chemicals. It can also be used as a scouring powder for kitchen and bath.