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Laundry Detergent Powder

What you need: 

1 bar Soap

1 cup Borax

1 cup Baking Soda

1 cup Super Washing Soda

What you do: 

Grate the bar of soap super fine - I use my food processor because there is no way I'd do it by hand. Mix well with the remaining ingredients.

Use 2 tbsp per load of laundry. And yes, it works in cold water.

Don't expect suds.

Most recipes I see call for Fels Naptha or Zote soap, but those are not vegan so I just use whatever I happen to have so long as it is a full size bar. It hasn't let me down.

You could add a couple drops of essential oil if you wanted, but I never do. This is also a good way to use up all of those little pieces of soap that fall apart in the shower once your bar is almost gone.

I like to use white vinegar instead of fabric softener and I use hydrogen peroxide instead of bleach.

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes or less with a food processor
Cooking Time: 
Maybe 30ish loads?
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