Preppernomics: How to do Your Laundry by Hand

Well, a couple of 5 gallon buckets, a plunger, a line strung up in the yard (or in my case from the yard arm) seems to work well. Hint, use fresh water to wash your clothing (and rinse). Don’t use salt water. Never can get salt out of your clothing. Use salt water to wash and rinse dishes though. (All that is assuming you’re near the sea, or on a boat of course).


How to do your laundry by hand

By Daisy Luther – The Organic Prepper

When you think about economic collapse, you probably envision all sorts of issues: food shortages, soup lines, people living in their cars, and abject poverty.

But the reality is, many of the things that will personally affect you are those day-to-day conveniences that we take for granted.  So many things are automated in our modern way of life that we don’t even consider what our ancestors had to do to keep their homes running smoothly.

Most of us prepare so that we can smoothly deal with whatever comes our way. Part of the Preppernomics series will discuss day-to-day tasks that may change for us in the near future. This week, we’re going to talk about doing your laundry without the help of a washer and dryer.

Why would you need to do this?

We all know that anything that can go wrong, often…

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