6 ways to Green Your Dishwashing
Scrub those plates spotless with less water, minimal energy, and fewer earth-harming dish soaps using these green dish-cleaning strategies.
Seek out dishwashing liquids that don't pollute waterways, harm health or contribute to indoor air pollution. These natural options work just as well, but keep our lakes and rivers clean
Most people keep the faucet running during hand-washing, consuming about 35 percent more water than a dishwasher. So, choose the easy route and load-up the auto-dish cleaner instead of laboring over a hot sink.
If you opt to wash dishes by hand, filling a dishpan or sink basin with warm soapy water and another with cold rinse water, then shutting off the faucet, uses less water than your dishwasher.
They save water and use at least 41 percent less less energy than the federal minimum standard for energy consumption.
These small, inexpensive faucet add-ons help keep water waste at bay by adding air to the flow, keeping your hand-washing liquid use to a minimum.
Safely capture and reuse water used by your dishwasher, washing machine, and other home appliances with one of these ultimate water recycling systems.