Category Archive: Sanitation

Mar 05

Earthen Solar Cookers That Provide Boiling Water

Earthen Solar Cooker For Water Purification

Earthen solar cookers that provide boiling water are mostly being used in poor and developing nations but could be a life save in a shtf scenario. Basically a hole is dug then lined with reflective scrap like broken mirrors and such which reflect the sunlight to the bottom of the hole where you can put …

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Nov 09

Clean Your Camp Cookware with Ashes

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Geek Prepper tells us that we can stop carrying dish washing soap in our camping or hiking bags to lessen the weight and space use some. They tell how to wash your dirty dishes when out camping or backpacking with wood ash from your camp fire. Interesting.

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Sep 15

Composting Toilets, an Introduction

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Composting toilets, an introduction. Good info for those that ore off grid or thinking about going off grid. Great article loaded with info on composting toilets. Omick tells us pretty much everything there is to know about them.

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Jul 23

Pioneer Clothes Washing – Off The Grid Laundry

Living History School

Living History School shares an amazing video detailing the steps and method of washing clothes and household linens without electricity. We all know the basic principles of washing clothes but it is helpful to visually see how this old traditional method was once done. The step by step process is back breaking labor intensive process …

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Jul 08

Teotwawki: Funerals and Care of Bodies

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Great Northern Prepper website shares an article on a very deeply  emotional subject of dealing with the burial of a loved one. Due to disaster or economic collapse, a home funeral might become necessary.  If your a person that likes to be prepared, this may be another subject educate yourself on.

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Jul 01

Solar Water Heater & Pasteurizer Made From Everyday Recyclables

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Directions for making your own solar heater to pasteurize water for drinking. Solar cooking has the instructions for this diy project. Could come in handy some day.

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May 30

Hand Washing Station – Camping

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East Highland Health District shares a great simple way to set up a portable hand washing station where water is not readily available. Our readers are very creative people so I know that you will find ways to use this. Water Jug – dedicated for hand washing only Paper Towels and a holder 2 Bungee …

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