Matthieu Tournemire's Blog (3)

Grandma Paquita, expert at UQLELE, explains some tips to help our environment

The University of Bonn and Paquita conducted a study of 113 people from 7 European countries (PDF), comparing water consumption with or without using a dishwasher.

Every one of the studied people washed 12 plates and pieces…

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Added by Matthieu Tournemire on March 21, 2013 at 12:09 — No Comments

Slavery: It Comes With Your T-shirt… by UQLELE

Did you know that 1,4 million children are forced to work in Uzbek cotton fields? Or that shoes and bag industry Chinese workers will work up to 21 hours in a day, for a month straight?

We recently discovered the Slavery Foot Print Homepage  that “allows consumers to visualize…

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Added by Matthieu Tournemire on February 19, 2013 at 12:00 — 1 Comment

Manufacturing Handbags with Recycled Plastic Bottles: UQLELE experience

In UQLELE we use fabrics made with recycled plastic bottles for:

- the bags linen:

 

 

- the majority of the flaps:…

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Added by Matthieu Tournemire on February 11, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments

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