Along the way we realize that we were creating a lot of soap waste when we trimmed the ends of the molds. At first we ground it up and sprinkled it around the gardens at Cedar Creek to keep the deer from chomping on things. Then, we decided that we could market it and got to work on a formula that would be effective on deer and a few other animals - rabbits included. After a year of market testing with the Home Gardening Club of America, along came Plant Saver ALL NATURAL Deer Repellent®. It is environmentally safe and does not require EPA approval because everything in it has minimal risk to the environment. And then, someone asked if we could make a Squirrel Repellent that was as safe. So, after a few trials and not too many errors we have Squirrel It Away®. It keeps squirrels and chipmunks from eating your birdseed. And, it's safe to use near birds.