Make your own laundry soap on October 27

Transition Brockville / 21 October 2019

Would you like to wash your clothes with soap thatís safe for the environment? Well, now you can make your own soap and know just whatís in it.

Transition Brockville is hosting a free workshop on making your own liquid laundry soap, at the Brockville Public Library on Sunday, October 27, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Virginia Glover, a longtime Transition Brockville member, will demonstrate how to make the soap from simple, tried-and-true ingredients. This safe soap wonít harm the environment. Itís effective too Ė even takes elderberry stain out of white cloth!

All you need to bring is a grater to grate soap, a one-cup measure, and a two-litre plastic jug in which to take home your share of the soap. You will also receive enough ingredients to make your own batch of soap at home.

In addition, the library, Transitionís partner for many years, is providing recipes for some household cleaners, also made from simple, safe ingredients.

Refreshments will be provided; a freewill donation to Transition Brockville is welcome.

To register for this free workshop, participants need to sign up at the libraryís circulation desk, or call the library at 613-342-3936, or write to


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