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How green is your washing powder?

How green is your washing powder?

Bethany Hubbard

3rd February, 2012

From phosphates to enzymes, the contents of your detergent can be difficult to decipher. Here’s what to look out for and what to avoid more...
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Five of the best... eco-friendly detergents

Valentina Jovanovski

8th July, 2011

From phosphates to petrochemicals, doing the laundry can be a dirty business. Valentina Jovanovski rounds up five natural alternatives that will leave your clothes smelling literally of roses more...

Laundry: how to make it green

The Ecologist

4th March, 2011

From chemical-based washing powders to electricity-hungry dryers, doing the laundry is worse for the planet than you might think. Here’s how to clean it up more...

Cleaner Planet plan: a green wash or greenwash?

Laura Sevier

18th August, 2009

Laundry giant Unilever's new plan for creating a 'Cleaner Planet' seems to tick all the right boxes. Until, that is, you look at what gets washed down the drained after your undies are rinsed through... more...

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