Learn how to make you own natural Laundry Powder, see what ingredients you need to make an eco laundry wash that is safe for you, the environment & for septic tanks.
- 1 cup Washing Soda
- 1 cup Coconut Soap Flakes
- 1/2 cup Borax
- 3/4 cup Bicarb
- 1/4 cup Crystal Clear (Sodium Percarbonate)
- Mixing jug
- Measuring cups
- Airtight container
Approx 750g - which is approx 50 small loads!
Use 1-2 tablespoons (approx 15-30g) per load depending on size.
For best overall results, use Citric Acid (or vinegar) as Fabric Softener
This is suitable for top & front loaders as the soap is low in suds
Please read these FAQ for lot more info.
Can I use this in cold water?
You can, however you may want to dilute to powder first & you may need a bit more to compensate for the heat. This is most effective in warm to hot water.
Is it safe on colours?
It is safe to use, however some dyes will run no matter what you use, so read the labels, test & wash new clothes separately first.
It is not recommended to use on delicate fabrics like this, instead try delicate & wool wash
Is this safe for septic tanks?
The ingredients are mild, safe & biodegradable which should not affect the bacteria in septic tanks like harsh chemicals can.
Can I add essential oils?
Yes you can, however the cleaning cycle is there to remove odours so its recommended to use them in the Rinse Cycle with the Fabric Softener.
Do I need a Fabric Softener?
Yes, but not the store bought crap. With DIY recipes like this where you are using pure soap we recommend using vinegar or citric acid in the rinse cycle as Fabric Softener to remove any remaining soap & stiffness from clothes.
Click on the product for the DIY Recipe
IT'S TOO EASY!
Watch Analisa make this awesome green Laundry Powder one handed!