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Old 10-07-2012, 09:14 PM   #1
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Biodegradable soap

I'll be doing a fair amount of boondocking on my own land.

I plan on an outdoor shower and toilet, but plan on composting as much as possible. I need to build up organic material...

I want to take care of my land, and would be interested in finding out what ecologically friendly substitutes you use for various things.


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Old 10-26-2012, 11:41 PM   #2
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Your local health food store or REI would be a good source of organic/biodegradeable soaps and cleaning products. Things like vinegar and water instead of Windex, a tea made from thyme leaves as a disinfectant for cleaning counter tops, and baking soda as a deodorizer and scouring powder (though it may scratch surfaces) are some simple substitutes. You can also use baking soda as an anti-perspirant! It's a bit abrasive, so mix it with a little bath powder, and just apply a pinch or two. But it really works. Plain lanolin (a natural product from wool) works in tiny amounts as a hand-cream and leave-in hair conditioner.


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Old 10-29-2012, 09:51 AM   #3
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Hydrogen Peroxide is a great surface disinfectant. It disapates harmlessly in short order. Just dillute to proper streangth and wipe off your surfaces. For that matter of all things, clorine is a great disinfectant too. Mix in water (can look online for right part to water ratio) and it too disapates into the air, even faster in direct sunlight.
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