Use your dishwasher

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Why It Matters

An energy-efficient dishwasher that replaces 10 minutes of hand washing every day can save 5,000 gallons of water annually.

Benefits for You

If you already have a dishwasher, you could save roughly $100 a year by trusting it more instead of washing or pre-washing as much by hand.

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  • How To Start

    This one’s simple. Skip the hand-washing and let the machine do the work — no pre-washing necessary.

  • What Comes Next

    If you’re planning on replacing your dishwasher, opt for an efficient Energy Star model for extra savings on water and energy.

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