Did you know you can make your own dishwasher detergent and save money for other expenses? There are all types of household products you can make at home to save some money and expose your family to fewer chemicals.
DIY Homemade Dish Detergent
DIY Natural has an article, Homemade Dishwasher Detergent with instructions on making your own dishwasher soap.
Using borax, washing soda, citric acid, kosher salt, and vinegar, you can get your dishes sparkling clean for a fraction of the price. There are directions on how to make a batch of 24 ounces of dishwasher detergent. Have a good container nearby to store your new homemade dishwasher detergent. An old coffee container or butter container would work well.