When I moved house recently (the carnage of which was documented here) I learnt the downside of taking in second hand equipment; discovering that the very cheap (and very old) second hand washing machine purchased on Gumtree did not fit the pipes installed in my brand new kitchen. No hot water meant no washing! Continue reading Green washing: soap nuts and cold water!
Our nation is currently having a love affair with plastics. Not the Hollywood style plastics which pimp up our faces and make us look beautiful; but the kind of plastic that takes money, energy and resources to produce and discard (and actually makes our planet look pretty ugly!)