It may be green but is it clean?

Coghlan, Andy
May 1991
New Scientist;5/4/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1767, p22
Details a report published in March by Britain's Department of the Environment, which alleges that some `environmentally friendly' washing products may be ruining clothes and encouraging the growth of bacteria in fabrics. `Pollutants in Cleaning Agents'; The Draft European Municipal Wastewater Directive; Poor performance of some phosphate-free washing powders; Research from Albright & Wilson, a company which produces conventional washing powders; More.


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