Thanks for the post! Very helpful. I have hard water. My diapers do come out clean, but they are often stinky. Ugh! I am using Country Save detergent for my cloth diapers. Any suggestions for hard water & stink?
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Country Save detergent does create suds, but not overly so. I like when a detergent makes a bit of suds since it is easier to tell if it is rinsing out well enough.
Phosphate detergents are a major cause of pollution in our lakes and streams. Even biodegradable phosphate detergents are harmful to water life. As a result, many states have banned phosphate detergents. Country Save Laundry Detergent contains no phosphates and is biodegradable.
Cloth Diaper Q&A Vol 5: Detergents | All About Cloth Diapers
When washing clothes in a high efficiency machine you simply add one ounce of washing detergent or 1/8 of a scoop while the top load washing machines use a 1/4 scoop or 2 ounces. The Country Save detergent has a simple list of ingredients with sodium carbonate as the first one which is washing soda that most laundry detergents use for cleaning.
Cloth Diaper Q&A Vol 5: Detergents
The Country Save laundry detergent contains a total of five ingredients to keep things simple and to keep the detergent free of perfumes and dyes that are a problem for allergy sufferers. I for one like the idea of simple detergent ingredients and have been using dye free and perfume free detergents for several years due to allergies.
The Country Save worked as well as the Dawn and Ajax at washing and cutting the grease but I and my wife both enjoy the lighter smell of the Country Save detergent. When comparing Country Save to previous detergents I have bought I would have to go with the gentler smelling and simple ingredients of Country Save.
I also received the Country Save Dish Detergent to check out alongside the laundry detergent and have been using it for several weeks as well. The Country Save Dish Detergent does a great job of cutting the grease and oil associated with dishes from food like hamburger and bacon.Country save has a very light fresh fragrance while others have a heavy lemon or scented smell that can make washing dishes an almost unpleasant experience. The suds of Country Save Dish Detergent lasted a bit longer than others as well so the Country Save seemed to work a bit better. Country Save Dish Detergent has water, surfactants and sodium chloride as ingredients which is a truly short list for simple biodegradable ingredients. The dish detergent has no perfumes or dyes for allergy sufferers but it also does a great job of washing dishes as well as cutting grease and oil.Phosphate detergents are a major cause of pollution in our lakes and streams. Even biodegradable phosphate detergents are harmful to water life. As a result, many states have banned phosphate detergents. Country Save Laundry Detergent contains no phosphates and is biodegradable.