This DIY washing powder is simple to make, costs just pennies and smells heavenly.
Hanging your clothes up to dry rather than using an electric dryer is a great way to save energy. Here are links to a couple of sturdy wooden indoor drying racks.
Get our expert advice on homemade options for laundry soap.
Cap off your Hemp History Week celebrations by making hemp soap. Hemp oil contains essential fatty acids and poly-unsaturated fatty acids known for their excellent emollient and lubricating properties.
Extend the life of your washer and dryer and save money on repairs with these 10 tips.
The ‘Kiwi House’ is organized around the primal element of fire.
Skip the packaging and synthetic chemicals and learn how to make your own, cold-processed shampoo bars.
Learn how to make soap with Robin Bedford of Possum Hollow Farm Soap.
Homemade laundry detergent to save money and the environment.
Household hints from 1909 reveal useful tips for hanging clothes out to dry.
Crafting laundry detergent saves time, money and lightens your environmental footprint. Plus it’s simple!
Learn why making soap doesn't have to be as intimidating as it may sound. Katherine from Bramble Berry chats with an Herb Companion editor.
Tulikivi provides a “green” cost-effective heating solution because it uses less wood to heat the same space than with a traditional wood burner.
There are some things that you just aren’t going to wash very often, like your curtains, couch cushions, and probably even your favorite jeans. To spare the air, concoct a simple essential oil-infused linen spray, and spritz away until your definition of what “clean” smells like shifts permanently.
Here are three easy Easter basket items for you to make. Children can act as helpers, or you can surprise them. Make rainbow crayons, mini soaps and bath bombs.
Easy handmade soap recipe using tallow and lard.
Here are instructions for making a quick and easy batch of stained glass soap. Once you get the basics down you can make all sorts of unusual and beautiful embedded soap to give as gifts or enjoy for yourself.
Making a batch of homemade soap for family use can be done quickly and simply.
Here are three great reasons that hemp cultivation should be legal in the United States: food, health and shelter.
Laundry detergent manufacturer reduces plastic by 66 percent in new easier-to-recycle bottles made from recycled cardboard and newspaper.
BioSafe Systems, LLC is the manufacturer of sustainable and environmentally responsible disease control solutions.
Let’s break down the soap-making process and start scrubbin’ with homemade bars!
Goat School needs a class room, visit our Kickstarter project and enjoy our video of Goat School!
USDA-organic personal care line now styled after Dr. Bronner’s iconic castile soap label.
What’s with glycerin? It’s a soap-making byproduct with antibacterial properties, but it’s often made with animal fat derivatives, which isn’t really our thing. So, we figured out how to make our own veggie version with coconut oil, opening up a whole world of kitchen pantry beauty concoctions.
Get a glimpse of some of the unique exhibitors at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.
Part II of a tutorial on how to make cold-process soap. The directions are intended for the absolute beginner and use easy-to-locate materials.
Part I of a two-part tutorial on how to make soap for the absolute beginner. Readers will assemble materials and prepare the mold this week in anticipation of combining the ingredients to make a batch of cold-process soap.
Have you ever considered using lard to make soap? It is easy to locate, inexpensive, and has a long history as a soap-making staple. This recipe adds a few extras to improve the conditioning qualities of traditional lard soap.
Learn about advertising-induced fear of an innocuous, food-grade substance, vinegar. Plus, get interesting information about vinegar being used for bioremediation of extremely dangerous chemicals.