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Soapberries falling out of That Red House soapberry bag

Plastic Free Laundry Detergent: Soap Nuts

Soap nuts (also called soapberries) are berries that are harvested from the ritha tree. The fruit from the plant is commonly known as Indian Soapberry or a washnut.

Soap nuts will naturally biodegrade and are safe to place in your compost. Soap nuts are a 100 per cent natural, organic, chemical free cleaning solution.

Ice cream in minutes: without the plastic

If you eat bananas, and you’re not one of those unusual people who eat the whole hand of bananas before they turn soft, then you’ve probably got a bunch of frozen bananas stashed away in the freezer—set aside for a banana bread baking day. A great way to use up those frozen bananas, or any other frozen fruit you might have in your freezer, is to make delicious homemade ice cream. This simple recipe will please any dinner guest—it’s vegan, contains no preservatives, and best of all it’s zero waste and plastic free.