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DIY Liquid Laundry Detergent

Turn clean laundry into clean living with this homemade laundry detergent that fits any budget!
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: DIY, Frugal Living, Laundry


  • Large plastic or stainless steel bowl
  • Measuring cups
  • Funnel
  • 1 gallon-sized upcycled or dollar store airtight container


  • ½ c Borax
  • ½ c washing soda
  • 1 c white vinegar
  • ½ c dish detergent
  • 3 c hot water


  • Using funnel, add measured Borax, washing soda, vinegar, and dish soap into gallon container.
  • Add hot water.
  • Stir or shake to mix until ingredients are dissolved.
  • Fill container the rest of the way with cold water.
  • Gently stir or shake to mix well.
  • Use 1/4 to 1/3 cup per load.