30% of members are saving with this action!
Clothes dryers use a tremendous amount of electricity, even newer high-efficiency models. Hang-drying is easier on your clothes and the environment.
The costs of this assume the need to purchase some form of clothes drying line.
Benefits and costs
|Annual CO2 Savings||400 - 1,500 kg|
|880 - 3,300 lbs|
|Annual Cash Savings||$100 - $300|
|Initial Cost||$50 - $200|
|Time to pay for itself||0.0 - 2.0 years|
|CO2 saved per year per initial dollar invested||2.00 - 30.00 kg|
* These value ranges were taken from many sources including product documentation, published reports, and the reference material linked here.
If everyone did this ...
If every household in the US did this, it could save a collective 198,000,000 tons of CO2 per year!
This would be equivalent to:
- Taking 38,823,529 cars off the road for a year
- Producing 14,887,218 tons of Beef
Visit How Much CO2 Is That? for more information.