Bestowed Essentials' all-natural laundry powder comes in 3 lb compostable paper bags. They chose to formulate a powder recipe because it uses significantly less water to manufacture and less carbon footprint to ship than a liquid formula. Their products are free of animal products, animal testing, palm oil, artificial colors, synthetic fragrances, parabens, sulfates, and preservatives. HE-safe. Kid-friendly. 1 TBS / load.