Wash Your Clothes in Cold Water

"Are you still washing your clothes with hot water? Common before the modern era, using hot water is no longer necessary, thanks to washing machines and the chemical reactions of detergent. In fact, an estimated 75 percent to 90 percent of all energy your washer uses goes to warming up the water. Lowering the temperature can save you at least $60 per year in utilities — and help the environment."

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