DIY: Non-Toxic Dishwashing Detergent

Ever wanted a cheap non-toxic alternative to your dishwashing detergent? Here's an easy DIY that will only cost you a few pennies and is safe for your family and the environment.

You will need the following ingredients: (you can find them at your supermarket or amazon.com)

  • 1 cup of Borax
  • 1 cup of Baking Soda (aluminum free is preferable)
  • 1/4 cup of Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp of Citric Acid (food grade)

Mix all ingredients and store in an air tight container or Mason jar. Make in small batches some clumping may occur, if you decide to make larger quantities, a sock with rice will keep the moisture out and help with clumping.

Simply add to your dishwasher and enjoy!

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