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Rape, reproductive health hazards are common in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands and everyday household products

Palm oil is found in everything from potato chips and pills to pet food, and also ends up in products from L’Oréal, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Avon, Johnson & Johnson.

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Reusing EV Batteries For Household Storage With Australian Company Relectrify

Once EV batteries reach the end of their life, and struggle to provide the driving range and acceleration required of motor transport, there is still 80 per cent of their storage capability. Australian company Relectrify aims to make use of these batteries for homes

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Household Cooking Appliances Get 1st Sustainability Standard

There are “green standards” or “sustainability standards” for all sorts of consumer goods, but have you ever found any for household cooking appliances? Probably not. A recent press release revealed a “first ever” voluntary sustainability standard for these household cooking appliances. Specifically, the cooking products in this category include convection, non-convection, and steam products such as ranges, built-in cook tops, and

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UL Environment Certifies First Refrigerator to New Sustainability Standard for Household Appliances; Whirlpool Continues Role as Marketplace Leader – YAHOO!

Developed collaboratively by UL Environment (ULE), the Association of Home Appliances Manufacturers (AHAM), and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), this new sustainability standard requires that refrigerators meet lifecycle-based environmental …
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Where in Singapore can I buy green household cleaning products? Or is there an Eco Friendly maid service her?

I’m a recently arrived expat and looking for a professional service, but I don’t want toxic products in my home or near my kids. Can anyone recommend any companies?

Household chemicals in wastewater dampen fish mating fervor

By Richard Lovett Pharmaceuticals and household chemicals in rivers and streams may be affecting how fish mate and spawn, scientists warn, even when the substances are not present at levels high enough to cause visible damage. The laboratory studies, reported at the 7-11 November meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry in Portland, Oregon, are part of a growing effort to …
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