In the “What were they thinking?” stakes, Leeds University spinout company “Xeros” claims to have invented the near-waterless washing machine. The machine uses one cup of water and some detergent to wash a whole load of clothes. (They don’t mention… Read More ›
Useless baby gear #98485: Poteez. Just say no.
Headdesk of the day: Poteez single-use disposable potties. Can I see a possible role for having one in the back of the car for emergencies? Sure, though you could just use a regular potty or a bowl or jar. But… Read More ›
Greenwashing: dodgy green claims
CHOICE, the consumer activist group1, have a longstanding campaign targeting misleading “green claims” in advertising. Photo by Daveybot Organisations may mislead consumers by promoting themselves and their products as ‘eco-friendly’, ‘green’, ‘sustainable’ or ‘environmentally friendly’ and so on, when in… Read More ›