It’s a dilemma.
We all want a chemical-free home, but trendy natural cleaning products can be pricey and they don’t always do what they promise.
Now there’s a way to ditch all those bottles of dodgy chemicals under your sink and replace them with eco-friendly alternatives that you can whip up any time you run out.
As part of Cork Lifelong Learning Festival, St Stephen’s Sustainable Food Lab on Stephen Street, Cork is hosting a free workshop where you can learn how to make eco-friendly cleaning products to tackle all the usual issues, from grubby windows to dusty woodwork.
Clean up your cleaning product stash
St. Stephen’s Sustainable Food Lab (SSFL) is a collective, not for profit, member-led, self-funded, urban agriculture project in Cork city (off Tower Street/Evergreen Street/Barrack Street) focused on growing food organically for its members.
The food growing project was set up to grow edible plants (vegetables, herbs, flowers), trees and pollinator-friendly perennials, collectively and organically, using only up-cycled materials and rainwater.
“Emma our garden member will demonstrate how to make your own products for home cleaning from a range of easily accessible raw materials,” they say.
“As well as saving money these products are also good for the environment. There will be free samples available for participants to try at home.”
Herbal teas and nibbles will be available at the event and you can pop in at 3pm on Sunday, March 29th, 2020 to get involved.