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Detergent-free eco friendly Laundry balls
Cleaning and maintenance

Do Laundry balls work?

...laundry ball, my body smells were virtually gone. Baking soda seems to be a pretty good companion for these balls. Do detergent-free laundry balls work? my conclusions: It’s hard to come to a clear verdict as four tests may not have really been enough. And I did not test the ball with a full load of laundry; that p...

What to do with old coffee grounds
Lifestyle and environment

Here is what old coffee grounds are good for - including skin care !

...ball smell, again place a bowl of coffee grounds in there. You’ll soon notice a difference. While we’re on the topic of lingering smells, let’s talk about garlic. Personally, I love to put fresh garlic in just about everything I cook but, as we all know, the smell of garlic lingers on the skin. If you're in the sam...

Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

A Toronto Off-grid home 20 years later; how did it fare? How could it be optimized?

...laundry needs, particularly while raising two small children, and eventually installed a clothes dryer. The original refrigerator was built by Mr. Paloheimo himself, with an exterior compressor. The idea was nothing short of brilliant, with hopes that the cold exterior air would provide cooling in winter and, in the ...