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Soap Nuts: an Ecofriendly Laundry Detergent Alternative

What Are Soap Nuts? Soap Nuts are the fruit of a small tree called the Sapindus Mukorossi tree, which is native to the Himalayas and the mountainous region between India and Nepal. Also known as the soapberry nut husks, they are the husks or shell from the soapberry nut. Once picked and left to dry in the sun, these amazing little berries contain a natural cleaning agent that produces an effect comparable to soap. It takes about 9 years for this tree to begin yielding fruit. But once it starts producing, it can be harvested for 90 years! With 6 months per year of harvest time, that's a lot of soap nuts! Although these nuts have received a lot of attention...

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8 Eco-Friendly Products For Your Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

What Is Eco-Friendly? It seems like everyone is using the term Eco-Friendly nowadays. But what does Eco-Friendly actually mean? The easiest way to put it is that it is something that is earth-friendly, or not harmful to the environment. So whether you're looking to adopt an Eco-Friendly lifestyle or just switch out a few products for Eco-Friendly products, we've got you covered! Here are some products you have that probably aren't Eco-Friendly, and give you alternatives to the most popular Eco-Friendly products that you won't find at the big brand stores. Eco-Friendly Dishwasher Soap Most dishwasher soaps are NOT Eco-Friendly! They contain harsh chemicals that are not good for the environment or your health. When shopping for dishwasher soap avoid products that contain...

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