Easy Green Dishwashing Soap Recipes

With an increasing awareness about the advantages of using environment friendly products, the next thing into which the enlightened generation is going to invest its time and money is making your own green cleaning recipes. Taking a step further in the direction, you can try some easy green dishwashing soap recipes which are budget friendly and save you from the harmful effects of chemicals that are present in the commercial dishwashing soaps. This is also your initiative towards leaving little carbon footprint and caring for Mother Nature. 

The all natural dishwashing soap recipes basically make use of three main ingredients which are baking soda, Borax and vinegar. Baking soda and Borax are natural mild abrasives and disinfectants. Vinegar with its high acidity levels, kills germs and bacteria, deodorizes and lends a sparkling shine. 

  • The first recipe is the simplest, just mix equal quantities of Borax and baking Soda together and add to the detergent department of your dishwasher, run your dishwasher in the normal way.
  • You can also use the same recipe with an addition of white vinegar to the jet dry compartment.
  • To equal amounts of Baking Soda and Borax, add some kosher salt and unsweetened lemonade mix. Mix them well and tightly seal the lid. You can substitute lemonade mix with citric acid or true lemon. 
  • 2 cups castile soap, half cup water, half cup white vinegar, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice and 3 drops essential oil does the trick for liquid dishwashing soap. 
  • This dishwashing soap is more of a gel. To 1 tablespoon each of Borax and washing soda, add 2 tablespoon of white vinegar, half cup grated castile soap, 8 drops essential oil and 2 cups of boiling water. Mix them well and allow it to cool. Now pour it into a squeeze bottle before it sets up. Your green dishwashing gel is ready to be used. 

So, cleaning and sanitizing can easily be done by using your own make of easy green dishwashing soap recipes. The green recipes stay in agreement to your wallet and are environment friendly, what you actually need is the motivation to take the initiative. So, be the one to lead and do your bit towards helping Mother Nature.