Half Of Brits Still Using Twice The Energy Needed On Laundry

Nearly half of Brits are still using almost twice as much energy as necessary to wash their laundry, according to research. A poll of 1,000 adults who are responsible for the washing in their households found 48 per cent set their machine to 40 degrees as standard. One in five believe washing above 30 degrees means ‘it gets the whites whiter’, and a further 34 per cent think a lower temperature wash means a sub-standard clean. However, if every household in the UK turned their washing from 40° to 30°…

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P&G Claim Ariel & Lenor’s ‘Long Live Fashion Formula’ Quadruples Life of Clothes

An announcement from Procter & Gamble’s leading brands, Ariel and Lenor, have claimed its ‘Long Live Fashion Formula’ could extend the life of clothes by four times, keeping them looking new for longer. By switching from a powder to liquid or single-unit-dose format like Ariel pods, adding a Fabric Conditioner, such as Lenor, and washing on a cold and quick cycle, consumers can quadruple the life of their clothes. Extending the life of one in five garments in Europe by just 10% per year would save enough carbon to power…

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