Category Archive: Sanitation

Aug 09

Trash Bags In Your Bug Out Bag 30 Ways To Use Them

Carrying trash bags in your bug out bag is a smart thing to do. They weigh almost nothing and can be used in so many ways. Even if you don’t bug out they can come in handy in a power outage. One example is in a situation when your toilets won’t flush due to being …

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Jun 16

Simple Solar Water Still You Can Make In An Emergency

Learn how to make this emergency water still so if you ever need to drink water you are unsure of,  you will know how to purify it so you don’t become ill from drinking contaminated water. Prep For SHTF shares this tutorial for making your own emergency water still. I make sure to always carry …

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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

photo credit geek-prepper.com

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

photo credit omick.net

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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