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Dodgy laundry powder found in Sydney

Dodgy laundry powder found in SydneyNews from The Australian: WHEN police discovered 33 tonnes of a suspicious white powder in an industrial estate in southwestern Sydney, they knew it wasn’t going to wash. The alleged counterfeiters were trying to pass off the powder as OMO laundry detergent, but it was actually an inferior substitute, police [...]

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Laundry Detergent 7/29/12

Laundry Detergent 7/29/12News from WKBT La Crosse: Small Text Medium Text Large Text Many laundry detergents now come in small packs that are intended for easy use. Consumer Reports tested ones from Tide, All, Arm & Hammer, Ajax, Purex, and Dropps. Some of the packs are quick to dissolve in water. But that can be [...]

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Detergent pods can look like candy to children

Detergent pods can look like candy to childrenNews from Chicago Tribune: As the number and variety of single-load laundry and dish detergent packets continue to grow, so do the hazards they present to small children, some of whom are eating them. “The product looks very similar to a candy product,” said Tom Vierhile, a director [...]

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Energy Star seeks innovative ways to improve dryer efficiency

Energy Star seeks innovative ways to improve dryer efficiencyNews from ConsumerReports.org: While energy efficiency is a big component in Consumer Reports’ testing of many large appliances, including refrigerators, dishwashers and washing machines, it’s not part of our dryer Ratings. Nor will you find a yellow EnergyGuide label or Energy Star sticker on dryers at appliance [...]

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Laundry nuts: Sapindus soapnuts or soapberries claim no more detergent

Laundry nuts: Sapindus soapnuts or soapberries claim no more detergentNews from ABC Action News: TAMPA, Fla. – Laundry detergent is changing. The liquid is packed in tablets and gel packs. Another product looks like a nut. Yes, a nut from a tree. And its seller claims it can replace expensive detergent. They’re called  Eco Nuts [...]

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Consumer Reports: Drawbacks of detergent packs

Consumer Reports: Drawbacks of detergent packsNews from NewsChannel 9 WSYR: Syracuse (Consumer Reports) — Many laundry detergents now come in small packs that are intended for easy use. The premeasured packs give you the exact amount of detergent you need for an average load. No measuring required! Consumer Reports tested laundry detergent packs from All, [...]

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Ditching the clothes dryer

Ditching the clothes dryerNews from The Seattle Times: Think clotheslines are a relic of a bygone era, a time when our grandmothers slaved over their dainties with stiff birch-wood pins? Think again. Hanging clothes is hot, due in no small part to the rising costs of, well, everything. Between soaring utility bills, concerns for the [...]

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Consumer Report: Top Laundry Detergents

Consumer Report: Top Laundry DetergentsNews from WILX-TV: Font Size: Many laundry detergents now come in small packs that are intended for easy use. The premeasured packs give you the exact amount of detergent you need for an average load. No measuring required! Consumer Reports tested laundry detergent packs from All, Ajax, Arm & Hammer, Dropps, [...]

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Ditching the dryer: tips for airing clean laundry

Ditching the dryer: tips for airing clean laundryNews from Grand Forks Herald: Talk about it Ditching the dryer: tips for airing clean laundry Think clotheslines are a relic of a bygone era, a time when our grandmothers slaved over their dainties with stiff birch-wood pins? Think again. Hanging clothes is hot, due in no small [...]

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Ditching the dryer: tips for airing clean laundry

Ditching the dryer: tips for airing clean laundryNews from Chicago Daily Herald: Think clotheslines are a relic of a bygone era, a time when our grandmothers slaved over their dainties with stiff birch-wood pins? Think again. Hanging clothes is hot, due in no small part to the rising costs of, well, everything. Between soaring utility [...]

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