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Conservation Articles

Conservation Articles go deeper into the details and debates of emitting less greenhouse gases and how to have the smallest footprint possible.

Cold Laundry and Warm Coke

When Procter & Gamble -- makers of Tide and Ariel laundry detergent -- set out measure the carbon created throughout their laundry supply chain, they were surprised to discover that the single biggest source was not packaging nor manufacturing, but people. Washing clothes in hot water uses a lot of energy, and energy generates CO2. A test ad campaign in the UK convinced a million British consumers to go from hot water to warm, eliminating enough carbon to fill up 500 million washing machines! ...

Previous Articles

  1. Meat Me Half Way

    Most footprint calculators, including ours, take into account the basics: home energy use, vehicles and air travel. But a good portion of your greenh...
  2. Vampire Appliances

    In the old days, an "off" switch meant just that. The machine in question was no longer thinking, no longer needed power. These days, unfortunate...
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