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Only run your clothes washer with full loads of laundry
Using the washing machine with only full (or near full) loads of laundry saves substantial amounts of washing energy, water heating energy and water.
What You Need to Do
Step 1Only operate your clothes washer with (close to) full loads; fewer washing cycles should be needed.
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