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DIY Laundry Powder


Save money and avoid harsh synthetic chemicals by making your own DIY laundry powder. With only a few cheap ingredients you can make a powerful and effective powder while reducing your environmental impact and avoid toxic cleaning products in your home. 

DIY Laundry Powder | zero-waste DIY

Let's us explain the benefits of making your DIY laundry powder.

Benefits of the DIY Laundry Powder

  • Natural & non toxic ingredients - by making your own DIY laundry powder you know which ingredients are going into the powder, that way you are steering clear of harmful unknown chemicals often found in commercial detergents, which often contain synthetic fragrances and chemicals that can pollute waterways and harm aquatic life. But have also shown to harm the health of people because of the harsh chemicals. Our DIY laundry powder recipe contains only a few ingredients that are natural and non-toxic, so better for your health and our environments.
  • Save money -  our DIY laundry powder recipe proves to be more cost-effective in the long run because the ingredients are quite cheap and you can easily make big batch to last you a long time, saving both your wallet and the environment because your reducing you carbon footprint. 
  • Effective - you might think because it's natural and simple ingredients, that's it's not effective but you would be surprised at how powerfull and effective this DIY laundry powder is.
  • All-in-one laundry powder - no need for different types laundry detergent for different types of clothing or textile. This powder works great on all types of clothing, textiles and hot or col.


DIY Laundry Powder | zero waste laundry

 Recipe for the DIY Laundry Powder




  1. Grate the bar of soap finely using a cheese grater.
  2. Mix the grated soap with the washing soda and baking soda in a bowl.
  3. Store the mixture in an airtight container.
  4. Optional: add a few drops of your favorite essentials oils for scent 


How to use the DIY Laundry Powder

  1. For small loads, use 1 tablespoon of the homemade powder.
  2. For larger loads or heavily soiled clothes, use 2 tablespoons.
  3. Add the powder directly into the washing machine drum before adding clothes or in laundry detergent drawer.
  4. Wash as usual with your preferred wash cycle.


DIY Laundry Powder | zero waste laundry

Making your own DIY laundry powder is a simple yet impactful step towards a more sustainable and healthy lifestyle. By trying out this zero-waste DIY recipe, not only do you ensure cleaner clothes but also contribute to a cleaner environment. With just a few basic ingredients and almost no effort, you can transform your laundry routine into a powerful and effective sustainable practice, leaving you with clean clothes and a happy planet.


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