New Coupon: $0.35/1 Mule Team Borax + Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe!

There is a new coupon available for $0.35/1 2 Mule Team Borax.  This is a great coupon if you make your own laundry detergent.  You can head over here to print your coupon.

Here is a recipe for Homemade Laundry Detergent if you are interested:

1  Fels-Naptha soap bar
1 Cup Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda (sodium carbonate)
½ Cup Borax

  1. Grate the bar of soap and add to saucepan with water (about 4 cups).  Stir over medium-low heat until soap dissolves.
  2. Fill a 5 gallon bucket half full of hot tap water. Add melted soap, washing soda and Borax. Stir until all powder is dissolved. Fill bucket to top with more hot water. Stir, cover and let sit overnight to thicken.
  3. Fill a container like a used liquid laundry detergent bottle, half full with the soap mixture.  Fill the other half with water.
  4. If you would like, you can add 10-15 drops of essential oil.
  5. Shake before ever use.
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  • Amber

    I have been using this recipe for laundry detergent for years! I love it!!

  • Betty

    homemade dish detergent:
    1 cup borax
    1 cup baking soda
    1/2 cup kosher salt

  • April West

    I have been making my own laundry detergent for about 8 months for myself, family and friends. I would not go back to using store bought detergents and it is amazing how much better my washing machine works now!

  • Ashlea

    I use an old food processor to break up the soap… it’s a LOT faster than the grater, and that’s the only thing we use that old food processor for. 😉

    • Cindy

      Oh good idea. Never thought of that. Thanks for sharing!

  • Justyna

    Correct me if I am wrong —that would make 10 gallons of laundry detergent!!! WOW

  • Christina Mathers

    I have been making my own laundry detergent for over a year now-it is so easy, great for the environment and so cheap!

  • Cheryl

    I love this recipe!!! Been using it for years. I have measurements for it that makes approx 2 gallons if your space is limited.

  • Harold

    How much do you use per load of laundry?
    Also, does it sit overnight uncovered or covered?