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5 Surprising Ways to Save Energy


Use the Dishwasher

Believe it: Using your dishwasher instead of washing your dishes by hand uses “half the energy, one-sixth of the water, and less soap” according to TreeHugger. Of course, there’s even more you can do: Make sure you are running your dishwasher when it’s full, go without the heated dry option, and when you’re in the market for a new appliance, choose one that’s Energy Star-rated.


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