Tips for saving electricity through the wash, the dishes and the fridge

  • Living
  • Friday, 15 Apr 2022

Modern washing machines and good detergents are able to clean laundry with regular soiling at 30 or 40 degrees Celsius, which saves on operating costs. Photo: Florian Schuh/dpa-tmn

There are tonnes of easy ways to save small amounts of electricity in your everyday life, starting with the washing machine, the dishwasher and how you use your refrigerator.

Consider the way you stack the dishes in the dishwasher, for example. You may have been thinking about using it less. However, washing up by hand actually uses more electricity, so you are better off running the machine.

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