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    Cloth Diaper Advocacy Week: Environmental Benefits of Cloth Diapers.

    It’s Cloth Diaper week and leading up to the Great Cloth Diaper Change, I thought I’d blog a bit about the environmental benefits of using Cloth Diapers.  Eco Nuts and Cloth diapers are a match made in heaven – reusable eco friendly laundry detergent? Meet Reusable Eco Friendly washable diaper! Cloth diapers are more eco […]

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    Retailer of the Year Spotlight: Everything Mom and Baby

    And the Award Goes to….             Everything Mom and Baby is our Eco Nuts Retailer of the Year! We asked our customers to nominate their favorite Eco Nuts retailer and Everything Mom and Baby won the most votes (nearly 50). This was a big vote as we had nearly 100 […]

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    Pinterest Spring Cleaning Contest

    It’s time to hit your checklist around the house of things to clean and be entered to win… An Eco Nuts Cleaning Kit with an Eco Nuts large liquid detergent, an Eco Nuts Multi-Surface cleaner and an Eco Nuts Glass Cleaner All you have to do is follow the board guidelines below to create a […]

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    Common Laundry Disinfectants

    How to disinfect laundry is a hot topic among cloth diaperers and those with compromised immune systems. While disinfecting is not something you need to do for every load, you may have to disinfect the laundry if someone in your household is sick.  In general, add your disinfectants after the machine has filled with water. Different fabrics […]

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    Eco Nuts Goes to the Golden Globes!

    Okay, so I was going to title this “Eco Nuts Goes Hollywood!” but then I thought that’s a little silly – we’re located in Los Angeles and we’re in Hollywood all the time. The title could just as epically be “Eco Nuts goes to the store!” Hollywood does sound glamorous though. And it is.. unless you’re […]

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    The Missing Sock Phenomenon: Where do they go? (and how to get them back!)

    Where do your lost socks go? I polled our facebook fans and the answer was undeniable:             Gnomes, by overwhelming response. All humor and kidding aside, there are a few places your socks can wind up and you CAN get them back! The Agitator you know that big “thing” in […]

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    My Laundry Disaster

    I thought I’d share a fun story about me in High School. I had only been 16 maybe a couple of weeks when I went on a trip to Nicaragua with Bridges to Community. This was shortly after Hurricane Mitch hit and half the town we went to had been wiped out by a mudslide. […]

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    Laundry Science 101: Basics of Washing

      I got the idea to do a science of laundry series on the blog when I was at the RDIA (Real Diaper Industry Association) meeting. We had a Laundry Science presentation which I thought was very interesting; and judging by all the non-laundry normal people that also thought it was interesting, I decided I’d […]

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    Laundry Science 101: Surfactants

    Surfactant: (pronounced Surf-Fact-Ent: Surf as in Surf’s up baby! Fact as in “Just the facts, Ma’am,” and Ent as in those giant trees walking around in Lord of the Rings) It means “surface active agent” and is the scientific word for soap at its most basic. Surfactant = Soap Surfactants change the surface tension of […]

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    Laundry Science 101: Hot Water Vs Cold Water

    There are good reasons to use cold water and good reasons to wash on hot so let’s explore why temperature is important in certain situations and clear some myths and misconceptions about washing on cold and hot water. The cost/energy savings of washing in cold is obvious. I won’t argue with that for a second. […]

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    PTPA Award Winning Liquid Detergent

    We’re proud to announce our recent Parent Tested Parent Approved award! The PTPA Media Awards celebrate product excellence as rated by its members. Products are evaluated by over 40,000 volunteer parent testers. In fact here are a few things the parent evaluators had to say about us! “I was very skeptical about Eco Nuts™ at […]

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    How To Remove Stains Naturally

      Eco Nuts soap nut liquid detergent will actually work on many tough stains, but it’s best to treat stains immediately. If you don’t have any on hand or have a tricky stain, then you can try these other natural stain fighters: GENERAL RULES Always give the product time to work – at least 30 minutes […]

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    Use Soap Nuts for Camping

    How to Use for Camping: Place 5 Eco Nuts™ in provided wash bag. Leave the bag to soak in a bucket of water in the sun until water is warm, then agitate thoroughly. Alternately, if a hose is available, simply spray the bag with the hose under pressure in the bucket. Remove Bag, hang to […]

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    How to Make Homemade Soap Nuts Liquid Detergent

      How to Make Liquid Detergent from your Soap Nuts A NATURAL, ALL-PURPOSE HOMEBREW CLEANER Eco Nuts Soap Nuts Liquid is easy to fix and use around your home. It’s strong enough for dishes and clothes, and gentle enough for you. Use it for bathing people and pets; cleaning fresh fruits and vegetables; washing linens and […]

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    Household Uses for Soap Nuts

    Have you made your own batch of Eco Nuts Liquid Detergent? Now that you’ve got the liquid – here’s what you can do with it! Laundry: Use 3 tablespoons Eco Nuts™ homemade liquid detergent for a large load of laundry in your machine. You can also freeze the liquid in ice cube trays and use 2-3 […]

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