I make my own laundry detergent. The site says around $28 a year. Honestly, I made mine before Thanksgiving and haven't even used 2 bottles worth, so I think it could last more than a year. Also, if you're a coupon user, you can stock up on your supplies by using your coupons. Here's the link http://www.howdoesshe.com/ch eaper-and-better-diy-lau ndry-detergent/ Everything you need is there. The bucket can be bought at Wal-Mart for super cheap and you can get a grater for this at Dollar Tree for $1
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I googled laundry detergent recipes and have been making my own. It takes about 5 or 10 minutes per month. I keep my detergent in an old giant salsa container. I use fels napths soap, grated, melted in hot water and mixed with borax and soda ash. It costs pennies per load.
You can find many recipes on line for detergent if you google.
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