Plastic-free Dishwasher Powder Kit
Plastic-free Dishwasher Powder Kit

Plastic-free Dishwasher Powder Kit

Make Your Own
Plastic Free
Vegan Friendly
Zero Waste

Alternative for: plastic-wrapped dishwasher tablets of powder

The best way to find an affordable plastic-free and eco-friendly dishwasher powder is to make your own. This kit from The Green Boutique uses just three ingredients and their starter kit includes a recipe book.

Packaging: bioplastic bags (it looks plastic, but it's not)

End of Life: biodegradable

 Recommended by Jo M. founder of the Green Boutique

"Of all the recipes, this one has been the most difficult to formulate. I have tested dozens of recipes over the years: cutting lemons and trying to make a liquid detergent from them, mixing Castile soap and vinegar, shuffling different powders in all sorts of imaginative combinations, and so on.

I have learned that it is extremely difficult to identify the most eco-friendly and, at the same time, effective formula for a dishwasher detergent when there are several elements that affect the outcome - the dishwasher brand, the kind of water, the cycle you decide to use and, of course, the amount of grime. After extensive research, I have concluded that this is the best recipe and the best combination of powders I can find - so far, anyway! "

Advantages...

  • 100% natural toxic-free ingredients
    (Sodium Percarbonate, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Carbonate - see our guide to materials)
  • All the packaging is recyclable or biodegradable
  • Starter kit comes with DIY recipe book
  • Suitable for Vegans

Disadvantages...

  • None

Costs...

14p per wash (based on using 1tsp per load)

Where to Buy...

The Green Boutique offer a 25 wash starter kit and a 50 wash refill kit. Or you can buy the ingredients in bulk

All the packaging is recyclable or biodegradable.

Get more DIY tips 

Check out Jo's blog for more tips for making your own cleaners.

This information is provided as a guide only and is accurate to the best of our knowledge.

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