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To be green or environmentally-friendly in the laundry, select equipment and laundry products to protect our environment, conserve energy and save money.
  1. Ways to Green Your Laundry
  2. Line Dry Laundry
  3. Green Laundry Appliances & Repurposing Laundry Equipment
  4. Green Detergents, Stain Removers and Other Products

Ways to Green Your Laundry

Save the Earth's resources by greening your laundry routine.

Line Dry Laundry

Mother Nature provides the least expensive clothes drying, freshening and whitening source available - the Sun. Learn how to use it effectively and share your opinions about clotheslines. Many communities have banned clotheslines because they are "unattractive". Tell us what you think.

Green Laundry Appliances & Repurposing Laundry Equipment

Selecting Energy Star approved appliances will protect the environment by using less electricity and/or water and save you money. You can also reduce your impact by reusing and repurposing laundry equipment.

Green Detergents, Stain Removers and Other Products

Green laundry detergents and other products are becoming more prominent on store shelves. "Green" claims vary from brand to brand. Look carefully at ingredients before buying. A helpful symbol is the U.S. EPA Design for the Environment seal. These products have demonstrated excellence in manufacturing, packaging and shipping.

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