Carbon Footprint Labeling

Label reveals: “Energy used to make this product.” If A and B cost the same, would you buy the one that wasted less energy? Side benefit for jingoists: It’s probably the product made abroad that consumed the most energy, because of shipping. So home-made, local products would probably score the best. Of course, cynics might say: Read More …

Quick-Rinse Soap

Why does soap in hotels often take forever to get off your hands? OK, it’s probably because it has some kind of “luxuriant” moisturer that trogolytes like me are too dumb to appreciate. Well, for us clean and simple simpletons, how about offering a quick-rinse, skip-the-creamy-coating soap? I want soap, not cream of vegetable soup.