Making homemade dish soap guarantees that it is nontoxic and cheap, usually much cheaper than what you buy in the store.
We just found these recipes for homemade dish soap and, for those of you lucky enough to own a dishwasher, dishwasher detergent at Bonzai Aphrodite.
They look simple enough and require only a few ingredients. We're trying 'em this weekend.
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