It constantly surprises me how a simple rethink of an everyday product could have an effect on the environment. There are newly redesigned clothes hangers on the scene that hold specialized charcoal to air out clothes that may only need a freshen-up rather than a full wash. Even if in small amounts, this saves on water, power and soap.
This mashup up of appliances — half shower, half washing machine — could be a tough one to move in the showroom at the local Sears. The idea behind the Washit is to save water by collecting the water used when you shower and then use it to wash your clothes.
Trying to get your clothes clean in eco-friendly cold water can be a pain, even if you get your roommate to do all of your laundry for you like I do. Here's a trick: have you tried adding a handful of diamonds? Apparently, it works wonders, and it'll save you money on your water heating bill, making it totally worthwhile.
With the Baguni washing machine, you could put your basket of clothes right into the machine — easy in, easy out. After that, I guess you still have to dump your wet clothes into a dryer, but at least you...