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Homemade Dish Soap: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Own

Updated: May 8

This turned out to be a rather long post as I wanted to include how to safely work with lye. If you already know this. Jump to the recipe.

Why solid dish soap

Plastic waste is one of the biggest problems our world has nowadays. It threatens climate, ocean, animal, and human health. It is shocking to know that up till now, over 200 different animals species (ranging from turtles to seals to birds) have been consuming our plastic waste.

Luckily, we have become more aware of the threat of single-use plastic and are willing to make a change.

Dishwashing liquid can also causes lots of packaging waste. As our population grows, we have more need for cleaning supplies and therefore need more household products which include dishwashing soap. Unfortunately, this soap often comes in a plastic bottle and while we are increasingly becoming better at recycling plastic, only about