The Benefits Of Drying Your Clothes On A Clothesline

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Clothes Last Longer

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Saves Money & Energy

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Laundry Smells Better

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Prevents Pollution

  • Most clotheslines will pay for themselves in energy savings within 1 year– energy from the sun is free!
  • Second to the refrigerator, the electric clothes dryer is the biggest household user of electricity.
  • The sun’s ultraviolet rays are a natural antiseptic and kill bacteria.
  • There are upwards of 88 million electric clothes dryers in the US alone, each emitting in excess of one ton of carbon dioxide per year.

Each year, a typical clothes dryer in the United States…

0 kWh
of electricity
to run
0 lbs.
of carbon dioxide

A typical household in the United States consumes a total of about 11,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year. An electric clothes dryer could be accounting for 10% of that.

Line drying is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint.

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