Cafes in Australia are serving coffee from scooped-out avocados and carrots – is this a fad too far? (more on avolattes and carrotcinos…)
Did you know that less than 10% of plastic bottles are made with recycled materials? Doesn’t seem like much, does it…
Month two in The Lobby – and it’s been a busy 31 days, with plenty of meaningful debates on all manner of topics, impartation of knowledge, some trivia, and even a smattering of humour. (The Lobby in March…)
Since London was issued with its first ‘very high’ air pollution alert at the start of the year, much has been written about the impact poor air quality has on our health. But does it affect yours?
(more on car pollution…)
Talk about air pollution, and it’s likely you’ll think of car emissions and polluted streets. But we spend 90% of our lives indoors, and the odourless and unseen gases, chemicals and small particles in the air, could literally make you sick.
Recent research has shown that household food waste has increased for the first time in a decade, meaning the food industry has failed to meet a commitment to cut it by 5% between 2012 and 2015. (more on food waste…)
All manner of things get flushed down our drains, things that can have quite a nasty impact. The problem is that many of us believe that some ‘flushables’ are indeed flushable, but that’s not necessarily the case…
Thinking of swapping your grass for the synthetic kind in a bid to get your lawn looking green and immaculate? Or do you think these gardens are gaudy and unnatural?
More than half of Which? members put their shredded waste paper out for recycling. Admirable, but is that really the best thing to do with your confetti? And if not, then what should you do with them?
What would you expect to be delivered in 24 separate boxes? A new kitchen? What about a new dinner set? Ex Which? Convo editor Hannah Jolliffe returns as our guest to debate over-packaging.
Are LED light bulbs now good enough and cheap enough to justify banning the less eco-friendly halogen bulbs? The answer, seems to be no. Or at least, not yet.
Even when the weather’s hotting up, you can’t keep energy costs out of the news. The latest development is a study of 540 homes which found a smiley face can help people save energy. Confused? Let me fill you in.
Buried beneath the 3D printers and bendy TVs of CES, Intel announced it would no longer source the raw materials it needs to make computer chips from ‘conflict zones’.
Such an idea might sound a bit out there, but Which? has worked with Forum for the Future to see what tech might be like in 2030. Rodrigo from the Forum is here to introduce the MoMo molecule scanner…