30 Jul '16, 2pm

Learn how to make your own toxic-free laundry soap with @QueenofGreen

Learn how to make your own toxic-free laundry soap with @QueenofGreen

Subscribe to the Queen of Green digest Instructions : Add dry ingredients to hot water (I reuse a pail). Stir to dissolve. Add liquid castile soap last. (Choose unscented. Or try those scented with essential oils.) Stir. Add 125 to 250 ml (½ to 1 cup) per load. Bring costs and waste down: Buy ingredients in bulk! Does this recipe work in HE machines? Yes, so I've heard. (I don't have an HE machine myself...yet.) This recipe's mostly water with a low-sudsing soap. You can also try my other laundry soap recipes , one liquid and one dry. Does this recipe work, even on stains? Yes. But its effectiveness will vary due to: Water hardness How soiled your laundry is Your machine I use a stain stick for tough stains. Find eco-friendly ones at organic grocers and health food stores. (I'm working on my own recipe. It's a mashup of green cleaning know how and cold-process soap making ...

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