HOW IT WORKS | Fluorescent light, Garden tools, Toxic Waste, Nappies | Episode 32 | Free Documentary
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How it Works - Episode 32
Fluorescent lights: If every UK home replaced 3 normal light bulbs with energy saving bulbs, we'd save enough power to light our streets for a whole year.
Garden tools: The world's largest garden spade is over 3 metres high and weighs almost 45 kilograms ... and it's made in Britain.
Toxic waste disposal: Scientist have found bacteria that consume toxic waste. Called BAV1, they eat vinyl chloride, a chemical used to make paper and plastic.
Nappies: On average, a baby will use 5000 disposible nappies during its life. This means UK babies are going through 9 million every single day.