31st January 2014
A pressure group which promotes sustainable business says many of the top retailers are missing chances to cut their energy costs by not implementing proven means of reducing their consumption.
30th January 2014
Could we get our clothes clean with only a tiny fraction of the water and washing powder consumed by a typical wash?
29th January 2014
People living on benefits in a remote area of Scotland are being told of a new energy company-backed scheme under which they could get new, energy-efficient domestic appliances.
28th January 2014
A pile of dumped domestic fridges has appeared at the side of a road close to an historic Lincolnshire town, prompting a resident to complain to his local newspaper.
27th January 2014
A washing machine bought from a German department store in 1978, and brought back to North Yorkshire by its owners when they returned to the UK three years later, is still giving faithful service.
24th January 2014
A washing machine costing more than £600 produced inferior results to one retailing for about one-third of this price in the latest group test carried out by consumer champion Which? magazine.
23rd January 2014
In a move which will be seen as a boost to British manufacturing, entrepreneur Sir James Dyson is believed to be close to finalising plans for a major expansion of the company's premises in Wiltshire.
22nd January 2014
Our kitchen appliances can hide all kinds of detritus gathered over the weeks, months and years – but a lucky group of Cheshire women is celebrating after a clear-out on top of one of their fridges uncovered a winning lottery ticket worth £1.7million.
21st January 2014
As the microwave oven approaches half a century of common domestic use, an American food website has published a list of foods which shouldn't be cooked in one, and the reasons why.
20th January 2014
A video of an American dog who managed to steal food from its owner's closed mini-oven is going viral on the internet.