Cold Water Wash Your Clothes

This is an ongoing action.

Heating water accounts for 90% of the energy used to clean your clothes in the washing machine. With modern-day detergents and machine technology, hot water washes aren’t needed to keep your clothes looking spiffy and clean. In fact, hot water washing damages delicate fabrics, wastes money and energy. Washing clothes in cold water is a cool tool for energy savings – it’s easy, economic, efficient, and environmentally friendly!

What it costs:


How to do it:

  • Permanently set your washing machine dial to cold-water wash and rinse.
  • Congratulate yourself for saving energy and money and making a difference in your SouthCoast Community!

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