How to use Soapnuts

Soapberries (also called soapnuts) are a low-waste and biodegradable alternative to conventional cleaning. In a search to live more sustainably and conscious at home these berries are a holy grail.  Soapberries are the fruit of the Sapindus mukorossi tree – hailing from India and Nepal. The small fruit contains saponin which is essentially the soap…

Low-waste and Organic Marmalade Recipe

A recipe for a low-waste marmalade and cleaner all in one!  Ingredients: Organic Citrus peels (lemon, lime or orange) Organic Honey or another sweetener like agave Water Method: Save your peels and leave them to simmer in enough water to cover them, plus a bit more.  Once your peels are tender (after 10-15 minutes), drain…