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Greening Your Laundry

By Larraine Roulston: Your laundry loads have a bigger eco-footprint than you might initially imagine. If you are accustomed to washing all your clothes after a single wear, using hot or warm water, purchasing non-biodegradable soaps and tossing everything into a dryer, there is potential for you to alter a few habits to aid …

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Go Nuts For Soap Nuts

By Fredrica Syren: For the past 10 years we only use soap nuts for our laundry. What is a soap nut you might wonder? Soap nuts or also known as soapberries, actually are a fruit from a bush native in India and Nepal. The outer shell of the soap nut contains …

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Drying Laundry Indoors and Outdoors

By Larraine Roulston: Few things match the satisfying sweet scent of taking in your laundry after it has dried on a clothesline. Knowing that your duds have been bleached by the sun, you’ve saved on electricity, and increased the longevity of your clothing makes it even more enjoyable. Dryer usage …

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Happy Wash: Eco-laundry

By Dawna Matthews: Wash, fold, repeat … I feel I am constantly doing laundry — something I am sure we all feel. It is a household chore I enjoy — the sorting, the rhythm, the folding and stacking. As much as I enjoy it, though, I am always seeking ways …

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Rockin’ Green Laundry Detergent

By Andrea Patin: I have to say, I am impressed. I have done many loads of nasty cloth diapers and our typical dirty duds and they all come out clean and fresh. And not just looking clean, but feeling and smelling clean- no residue and no weird scent. I had …

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