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Your waterproof clothing may not be ‘green’, but how you care for it can be

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It seems ironic that people that are interested in getting close to nature in the outdoors are actually relying on waterproof clothing that may have used environmentally damaging chemicals in their production. Charities such as Greenpeace are concerned about the use of PFCs in the manufacture of outdoor gear. Here are details of the research, but it's not for the faint hearted.  For a more user-fr...
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Ready Steady Snow!

    If you’re taking to the slopes for a skiing or snowboarding holiday this year, here are some tips on how to keep your gear fresh and gleaming. Did You Know?   Waterproof garments have a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) layer on the surface. Washing them with regular detergents can remove this layer which unfortunately, stops the garment from repelling water, leaving it ...
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Look after your Golfing equipment for a hole-in-one!

  If you're a keen golf enthusiast, walking a course or practicing at the driving range in all weather conditions will undoubtedly help to improve your game, but what effect is it having on your equipment?  Rain and mud during the winter months, as well as dust and dirt during drier periods, can all take their toll and cause irreversible damage if equipment is not maintained regularly. H...
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