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BLACKOUT CRISIS COMES TO INDIA

BLACKOUT CRISIS IN INDIA

In a world where massive energy consumption is increasingly outstripping supply, blackouts are the inevitable consequence.  Blackouts in India are becoming an increasingly common problem, where in several large states, electricity demand outstrips supply at peak hours by more than 12% (1). Continue reading →

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Al Gore gives the clothesline a thumbs up

Al Gore has named the humble clothesline as one of the ten things the average person can do to help reduce their eco footprint. Continue reading →

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Reusable textiles mean more money

ARTA (American Renewable Textile Association) have been conducting research to demonstrate that the use of renewable textiles has a distinct environmental and financial advantage over single use items. Continue reading →

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Arnie, Clotheslines and the Golden State

When Governor Arnold Schwazenegger stepped into office in California in 2003, the environment did not place too highly on the states agenda. In 2007, Time Online ranked him number 32 on their list of the 100 men and woman whose power, talent or moral example is transforming the world. Continue reading →

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Laundry could be bad for the planet

The environmental debate is turning its attention to the one thing every person on the planet has to do – laundry! Continue reading →

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Clothes Pegs Make History

Like plastic bags, clothes pegs are an ecological disaster waiting to happen!

Today, millions of clothes pegs, or clothes pins, are manufactured very cheaply using non-biodegradable plastics or wood from deforestation contributing to the environmental nightmare for future generations. Continue reading →

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