Think going “green” is too expensive or the products won’t work as well? Think again.
Here are some laundry products broken down in cost:
Tide 70 oz – price $7.97
usage per load-provided cup – does 40 medium loads
cost per load – 19.9¢
Seventh Generation Laundry 112 oz – price $14.99
usage per load-provided cup – does 42 medium loads
cost per load – 35.7¢
Fresh Laundry Powder 14 lb – price $40.25
usage per load–1/8 cup – does 224 medium loads
cost per load – 18.0¢
Laundry Brighteners and Stain Removers
Spray ’n Wash Stain Remover - size 30 0z – price $2.38
usage-straight – gallons-15/64 gallon
cost per gallon $10.15
Shout Triple-Acting Stain Remover – size 30 oz – price $2.44
usage-straight –gallons-15/64 gallon
cost per gallon $10.41
Seventh Generation Natural Stain Remover - size 32 oz – price $5.99
usage-straight – gallons-¼ gallon
cost per gallon $23.96
Nature Bright – size 32 oz – price $9.30
usage-2 Tbsp in 16 oz water – gallons-4 gallons
cost per gallon $2.33
Seventh Generation Fabric Softener – size 40 oz - $6.49
amount per load-1oz – does 40 medium loads
cost per load 16.2¢
amount per load-½ oz – does 64 medium loads
cost per load 13.8¢
These products are not only economical, but WISE!
Cost comparisons do not take into consideration the fact that these products:
Are nontoxic and do not pollute
Use much less packaging materials
Leave no harmful residues
Are safe around children and sensitive adults
Out perform many leading national brands
Conventional product prices obtained from Wal-Mart, Athens, GA. Green product prices obtained from Wal-Mart or Earth Fare Natural Supermarket*, Athens, GA. Prices may vary depending on region.
All comparisons are based on manufacturer usage directions and/or actual measurements to determine uses per container. All prices are those in effect April 1, 2009.
I make mistakes all the time, so not respoonsible for errors.