A substantial percentage of the electricity we use in our homes is used by our white goods appliances. We have washing machines, tumble dryers, ovens, dishwashers and fridges. A lot of attention has been paid to making them use less energy, but after many years of reducing energy usage they’ve hit a plateau. Thinking laterally,read the full article..
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Do you use fabric softener on children’s sleepwear? This is a short article and warning about safety regarding children and flame resistant clothing – although it applies to any flame resistant clothing. Whilst researching a different article I was studying the back of a detergent packet and found a warning about using fabric softener onread the full article..
I went out for a meal last night. I wore a smart shirt and trousers. Normally they would be thrown straight into the wash basket when I went to bed because they stunk of smoke. This morning I had a good look at them. I’d only worn them for about 3 hours, I had aread the full article..
Although the Eco-labels are a good idea and have been very useful, I think they have big flaws and could do with an overhaul. They’ve been out for so long now that most appliances are equally good or there’s very little between them as they’ve all designed appliances to score well. I have some criticalread the full article..
Many people have become sceptical of environmentally friendly versions of products, and it’s no surprise. For years now manufacturers have flooded the market with greenwash products that are either not very good or not even eco friendly. Which? tests on two leading environmentally (friendlier) laundry detergents resulted in the following disappointing conclusion, “unfortunately they can’tread the full article..