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2012-04-18 21:09:27

Scientists are reporting development and successful testing of a way to reuse – hundreds of times – the expensive, dirt-busting enzymes that boost the cleaning power of laundry detergents and powdered bleaches that now disappear down the drain. The discovery, reported in the ACS journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, opens the door to new laundry products, like special scrub brushes or reusable enzyme-coated plastic flakes and strips that might be added to...

2008-10-03 09:00:28

By Rebecca McQuillan ONCE upon a time, when there was no Daz Ultra, people used soap flakes to clean their laundry. Before that, they used urine. Thankfully, the quest to find ecofriendly ways of cleaning clothes has not gone (back) that far. In fact, it is at the cutting edge of technology (well, most of it). This innovative subdivision of the eco-consumer sector provides the shopper with laundry products that minimise the amount of chemical residue we're flushing into the environment...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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