Laundry

In cut indoor water use, save water

It takes a lot of water to produce the food we eat, the energy we use and all the things that we buy. Use our water saving tips below to reduce your water use while doing the laundry. You’ll find lots of ways to shrink your water footprint.

Use your washing machine only when it’s full.

Choose an ENERGY STAR water- and energy-efficient model if you’re in the market for a new washer. It will save you gallons of water each load (and save energy too).

Wash your jeans less washing them a lot will wear them out more quickly. Consider airing them out or even putting them in the freezer to freshen them up.

Dry your clothes on a drying rack or a clothes line. When you save energy, you also save water because power plants use a lot of water to produce electricity.