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2010-10-20 14:29:00

DALLAS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 13, the Cottonelle brand challenged Flushable Moist Wipes users to "Get Fresh with a Friend" and share how Cottonelle Flushable Moist Wipes leave you feeling fresher than with dry toilet paper alone to provide an enhanced, everyday clean. Fresh lovers across North America quickly rose to the challenge. Since the program launched, more than half a million people have jumped at the opportunity to participate, resulting in up to 22,000 "Give a...

2010-10-14 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific, the maker of Quilted Northern®, is looking to change the bathroom conversation with the launch of its new Quilted Northern Soft & Strong® which is now 50 percent stronger when wet. The brand is launching a new campaign asking consumers to have a straight conversation about their bathroom experience and what it means to have a confident clean. The campaign supports the launch of the new Quilted...

2010-10-05 08:00:00

OSHAWA, Ontario, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sancor Industries Ltd. (http://www.sancorindustries.com/), a leading manufacturer of composting toilets, has partnered with well known actor and environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr. and his Living With Ed brand. Begley will help promote both the Envirolet® and Santerra Green composting toilet systems as an economical and environment-friendly alternative to traditional sanitation systems. Both Envirolet and Santerra Green systems have...

2010-09-13 09:07:00

SHOREWOOD, Ill., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The most inefficient appliance in the home is also the one that uses the most water. Most toilets waste water four out of five flushes because they empty the entire tank with every flush. That's a lot of water being wasted, especially considering that the U.S. EPA estimates that residential toilets account for a third of the U.S. indoor household water use, or more than 2 trillion gallons of water a year. A recently released study shows that...

2010-09-07 13:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Access to fresh water is an emerging environmental and social concern, as the U.S. Governmental Accountability Office projects water shortages in 36 of 50 U.S. states over the next five years. While a recent survey showed many consumers (45 percent) believe bathing/showering consumes the most water, the American Water Works Association says toilet flushing is actually the number one use of water in the home. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2010-08-19 15:52:00

NEENAH, Wis., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech-savvy parents who use iPhones now have a new tool to help tackle potty training - the iGo Potty app. Developed by the Kimberly-Clark Pull-Ups brand, iGo Potty is the world's first branded potty training app, from the leaders in training pants, designed to help parents keep kids engaged and on track toward success. The new app is now available for free in the iTunes App Store. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100819/AQ53006) (Photo:...

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2010-05-22 06:10:00

NASA trainees may have to go through some rather tough training to become full-fledged astronauts, but one of those tasks everyday people take for granted may be trickier than thought. Learning to use the bathroom in outer space is tricky business. That's why NASA has a specially designed training room at the Johnson Space Center in Houston where astronauts can carefully sharpen their skills before being launched into orbit. Astronaut Michael Massimino recently gave a behind-the-scenes look...

2010-04-26 02:59:00

SWALMEN, The Netherlands, April 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Van Houtum Introduces Satino Black, the Most Environmentally Friendly Toilet Paper in the World Today, paper producer Van Houtum is introducing the most environmentally friendly toilet paper in the world at the ISSA Interclean in the RAI Amsterdam. Satino Black is the only truly CO2-neutral toilet paper made with 100% recycled paper and an environmentally friendly production process, and yet it is just as soft and...

2010-04-16 07:00:00

MORROW, Ga., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In a fast paced and ever-changing society, cultivating ways to infuse peace and tranquility into daily routines can sometimes be a challenge. Today's homeowners long to bring the indulgences they experience in hotels and spas into their own homes, as the modern day bathroom has moved far past simply a shower and a shave. Creating a peaceful bathroom sanctuary can help introduce small luxuries into life and is sure to elevate one's mood and outlook....

2010-04-15 23:00:00

CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Coway will revolutionize bathroom culture at KBIS 2010 with their Premium Bidet product line. After a year of research and development, the Coway's bidet, especially the BA13 model, has been designed with U.S. customers in mind, and is intended to change the way Americans think of bidets. Now, along with the steam shower, multi-jet whirlpool, and separate wet room, Americans will consider the bidet as a must-have item to upgrade their bathroom. Installing...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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