How to make your own laundry detergent – and help save the planet

by : Madeleine Somerville@madeleinesix Detergents contain dozens of potentially harmful ingredients but with just three simple ingredients you can make a cheap, environmentally friendly alternative My daughter just turned three. She loves being naked and disrobes at every opportunity, including in the middle of her recent dinosaur-themed birthday party. I get it – who doesn’t […]

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Homemade laundry detergent

With these great DIY solutions, you can make your own detergent for less than half the cost of a store brand. SARAH F. BERKOWITZ November 7, 2011, 3:59 p.m. WASH UP: The start of DIY liquid laundry detergent, made with Fels Naptha soap. (Photo: moonlightbulb/Flickr) There are a number of reasons to take the plunge […]

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Is Borax Harmful or Helpful?

BY ALIA HOYT APR 24, 2019 Borax is a key ingredient of slime. But many parents are now fearful that it may harm their kids. MAMIGIBBS/GETTY IMAGES The household staple borax made headlines in 2017 when a little girl was treated for second- and third-degree chemical burns to her hands after making homemade slime. Since […]

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3 simple ingredients for homemade laundry detergent

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) – Boy, your interest in a FOX 5 I-Team story on lowering laundry costs launched another one – how to make that low-cost homemade detergent. It’s really easy to do and it saves a lot of money, and quite frankly, I think my clothes are softer with it. But let’s remember […]

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