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Solar Power, Free-range Eggs and Mattress Recycling

Winifred investigates free-range hen farming for herself, the efforts to stop your old mattress ending up in landfill, and the latest developments in solar power.

Winifred Robinson on calls for a cap on the charges you face if you have an unauthorised overdraft.
The efforts to stop your old mattress ending up in landfill.
The energy expert who says solar power will soon be THE way the world powers and heats its homes.
And, after her trip to see how a caged hen farm works, Winifred's been to see free-range hen farming for herself.

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45 minutes


  • Overdraft Charges

    Increasing calls for charges on unauthorised overdrfats to be capped

    Duration: 09:11

  • John Lewis Shopping Survey

    What does the department store's latest report tell us about British consumer trends?

    Duration: 03:20

  • Solar Power

    Could solar power soon provide almost all of the world's energy needs?

    Duration: 08:10

  • Free Range Eggs

    A look at the living conditions for free range hens

    Duration: 07:26

  • Mattress Recycling

    Why the growing industry may face problems

    Duration: 07:13

  • Heathrow v Gatwick expansion plans

    On the eve of the government's decision, what would work for you; Heathrow or Gatwick?

    Duration: 03:21

Mattress Recycling

Mattress Recycling

Nick Oettinger; Managing Director of TFRG. The Furniture Recycling Group is a soft furnishing recycling company specialising in bed and mattress recycling.


  • Mon 24 Oct 2016 12:15

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