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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...

Love your Lakes: a campaign to get phosphates out of the Lake District

Laura Sevier

16th December, 2010

Following the closure of some of the UK's most stunning lakes, a dynamic campaign has been set up to stop phosphates from washing detergents causing algal blooms more...

CAMPAIGN HERO: Countess of Mar

Tom Levitt

1st November, 2010

In the first of our new fortnightly series getting the low-down from leading campaigners, we interview Margaret Mar, a victim of organophosphate (OP) poisoning, who has dedicated most of her life as a peer to campaigning on behalf of other victims 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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