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eco-touch waterless car wash – a tried-and-true review


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Note: for the purposes of this review Eco Touch provided us a complimentary Wash and Wax Kit.

The traditional driveway car wash uses an average of 20 + gallons of water and sends all manner of chemicals, soaps and non-biodegradable materials into lawns, storm drains and local waterways. A neat alternative – the Eco Touch Waterless Car Wash. Do the planet and your car a solid – try this waterless car wash product and wax. waterlessecocarwash1.jpgEco Touch makes their car care products with natural, plant-based, biodegradable ingredients and they actually work. The Eco Touch products contain no parabens, phosphates, dyes or alcohol. A key to their car wash’s effectiveness is its combination of plant-derived surfactants that lift the dirt away from the car’s finish and Eco Touch’s micro fiber towels (machine-washable and totally reusable) that really suck up dirt.

 

The test: I recently waited until my car was appropriately grungy from sitting in an open air garage adjacent to our local commuter train station. (more…)

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Monday, January 2, 2012

stylish fair trade fedoras for him and her


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Keep your cool whether in warm or cold climates …

(above) We tip our hat to Pachacuti for keeping it real – all head gear is certified Fair Trade made. Made from renewable wool, find @ wool fedora in grey, £39.50 (ladies)

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(above) This LiViTY’s lid is handmade and Fair Trade from sustainable Raffia Straw, accent band is made from organic hemp – perfect for a round of links. on sale now @ amazon.com $39.95 (men’s)

Related: more eco-fashion on The Alternative Consumer

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monday’s eco news roundup


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