Here is a way to cut down costs on laundry detergent. You can just make your own using simple ingredients. The site the DollarStretcher had a few recipes.
Powdered Laundry Detergent
- 1 cup soap flakes
- 1/2 cup washing soda
- 1/2 cup borax
Liquid Laundry Detergent
- 1 cup of any of the above mixes
- 2 tablespoons of glycerin
- 2 cups warm water
Mix indregients and store in a sealed, labeled canister.
To use measure 1/2-3/4 cup of the mix and wash with warm or cold water.
Yields 12 oz.