Sustainable Laundry

Washing machines include sustainable features for the eco-conscious consumer

Implications - The growing concern surrounding sustainability has prompted the eco-friendly design of appliances such as washing machines, which focus on reducing power and materials used during loads of laundry. These innovations reflect a greater trend of eco-consciousness, energy efficiency and personal responsibility, as consumers actively seek to lower their consumption within the home.
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This Year and Warm Top 6 Examples: 57,522 Total Clicks Feb 14 - Dec 15
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Eco CO2 Washers - The Supercritical Washing Machine Uses No Water and No Detergent
SCORE: 7.4
Viral 37,058 Clicks Pub: Oct 8, 14
Eco CO2 Washers
The Supercritical Washing Machine Uses No Water and No Detergent
Imagine a stain-fighting appliance that uses no water and no soap. This is the concept behind the Supercritical Washing Machine. Proposed by Daniel Nagy, this device would really reduce the... [More]
Widget-Style Washing Machines - The Electrolux Luna Concept is an Inside-Out Clothing Cleaner
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 9,355 Clicks Pub: May 12, 14
Widget-Style Washing Machines
The Electrolux Luna Concept is an Inside-Out Clothing Cleaner
The designer of the Electrolux Luna washing machine approached this concept product inversely to the way that such appliances are typically designed. Instead of developing a hi-tech drum that would... [More]
Water-Free Washing Machines - The Future Of Clean Comes to Us From Stephen Burkinshaw
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 4,675 Clicks Pub: Feb 27, 14
Water-Free Washing Machines
The Future Of Clean Comes to Us From Stephen Burkinshaw
Have you ever wondered how you could conserve energy and water while doing your laundry? The future of clothing-washing is here! An innovation by Stephen Burkinshaw of the University of Leeds, this... [More]
Grey Water Washing Machines - This Eco-Friendly Washer Can Reuse the Same Water from Months
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Warm 472 Clicks Pub: Dec 3, 15
Grey Water Washing Machines
This Eco-Friendly Washer Can Reuse the Same Water from Months
The ‘AquaFresco’ is an eco-friendly washer that uses grey water to launder clothes. Although most of us wash our clothing regularly, these items are rarely as dirty as we think. This... [More]
Upward Washing Machines - This Sustainable Washing Machine is a Top and Front-Loader Hybrid
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This Year and Warm 3,676 Clicks Pub: Dec 24, 15
Upward Washing Machines
This Sustainable Washing Machine is a Top and Front-Loader Hybrid
A compromise was negotiated through this sustainable washing machine, and yet the result presents the potential for improvement upon all previous models. While there are pros and cons to top loaders... [More]
Sharable Washing Machines - This Multi-Compartment Washer Cleans Five Loads of Laundry at Once
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Mild 2,286 Clicks Pub: Jan 12, 15
Sharable Washing Machines
This Multi-Compartment Washer Cleans Five Loads of Laundry at Once
Large families and shared households could so benefit from this multi-compartment washing machine. Especially in cities where energy consumption schedules are set, it’s common that co-... [More]