DIY Laundry Detergent

Energy & Sustainability
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’s Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan did in a test of three home brewed detergents. Check out her results here.

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Stett Holbrook is editor of the Bohemian, an alternative weekly in Santa Rosa, California. He is a former senior editor at Maker Media.

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

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