How to Make Soap from Ashes Soap making in the woods can be almost automatic. Hardwood ashes are some of the best producers of lye. Add a bucket of rain water and some left-over cooking fat and you can easily brew up enough soap to clean everybody and everything.
"Despite its many material advantages, plastic is a notoriously difficult material to repair, and as such , many of the plastic items in our lives end up in the landfill if they become damaged. German designer Cordula Kehrer has developed an alternative, where damaged plastic bins and buckets, that would have otherwise ended up in the trash, are repaired using traditional weaving techniques."