From the type of detergent you use to how you dry your clothes, here are some easy changes that will make laundry day better for the planet.
Published May 23, 2023
5 min read
Whether you’re lucky enough to have an in-house washer and dryer set, or you trudge to the local laundromat, there’s no getting away from that never-ending pile of laundry. But keeping our attire clean has surprising environmental impacts.
But laundry doesn’t have to be such a burden on the environment. Changing your laundry habits is one of the easiest ways to make your home more environmentally friendly.
A simple way to reduce the amount of water used is to make sure you’re only washing full loads rather than just a couple of items. Some newer washing machines are equipped with a sensor that gauges how much water each load needs; this saves water, but still requires electricity to operate the machine more