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mad scientist experiment shutterstock cropped DIY Laundry Detergent

For a substance that’s supposed to get your clothes clean, laundry detergent does a dirty job on the environment and your own health. True, there are some less toxic products out there, but why not forgo the plastic jug of Seventh Generation and make your own? That’s what Grist.org’s Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan did in a test of three home brewed detergents. Check out her results here.

Stett Holbrook

Stett is a senior editor at MAKE with abiding interest in food and drink, bicycles, woodworking, and environmentally sound human enterprises. He is the father of two young makers.

He is also the co-creator of Food Forward, a documentary TV series for PBS about the innovators and pioneers changing our food system.

Contact Stett with tips and story ideas on:

*Food
*Sustainable/green design
*Science
*Young Makers
*Action sports


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