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Green Laundry

You Are Stupid if You Do Your Own Laundry

Emma Johnson | Posted 07.13.2013 | New York
Emma Johnson

I refuse to do laundry. That's a bit of an overstatement, but I really, really hate to do the wash, and I really, really hate the fold.

How To Make Your Laundry Greener And Healthier

Sloan Barnett | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Sloan Barnett

Doing the laundry is simple enough, right? Sort by color, choose your water temperature, add the detergent, set the cycle -- and then off you go to b...

My Beautiful Laundry

Michael Kobori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Kobori

Bringing our laundry out in the open will prove an invaluable step toward creating a cleaner, more sustainable world. Sunlight is the best disinfectant, after all.

Big Little Green Idea

Richard Seireeni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Richard Seireeni

What if home designers added a 'dry room' to their plans -- a place where the furnace, water heater (or tankless water heater) and washer/dryer could live together along with built-in lines or racks for drying clothes?

To Ban or Not to Ban? The Debate Over Clotheslines

MSN Money | Teresa Mears | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you live in an older neighborhood in most cities, you can hang your wet clothes out to dry with impunity. But if, like 60 million Americans, you li...

Cheap, Green Laundry: Cut Back On Energy

New York Times | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Laundry takes up a lot of energy -- nearly 7 percent of a household's electricity use (most of that for the dryer), according to 2001 Energy Informati...

Another Kind of Greenwashing: Doing Green Laundry

Collin Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Collin Dunn

When it comes to clothing, 75% of the energy consumed during a garment's life cycle is used in the laundering process, so making your laundry greener ...

A Guide To Green Laundry

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Top Green Laundry Tips 1. Wear it more than once It doesn't go for everything (unmentionables and socks come to mind), but the simplest way ...