3 of Our Favorite Environmentally Friendly Appliances
By now, we all know the importance of making small changes within our lifestyles and homes to protect and preserve our environment.
A good place to start is with the things we use every day. Are you aware of the impact your current appliances are having on the world around you? Because we use these appliances all the time without much thought, it can be easy to lose sight of just how much water and energy they’re using.
So, we’ve rounded up our favorite eco-friendly shower, dishwasher, and washing machine that can help you consume resources consciously and efficiently. Read on for our picks!
Often, our days begin (or end) with some time spent in the shower. But excessive showering can be detrimental to the environment (and to your water bill!)
Guilty as charged- we have been known to spend just a tiny bit more time than is probably eco-friendly waking up and warming up in our showers. But what if there was a way to save water while not compromising the comfort of the oh-so-important self-care ritual of showering?
Cue Nebia by Moen’s revolutionary shower system. It has about 2X the spraying area of an average shower and only uses about half of the water as your current shower. An enveloping shower experience that feels like a waterfall, while simultaneously helping to protect critical water systems? Yes, please.
Samsung’s sleek washing machine is our pick due to its Energy Star and UL certifications and its unique design that limits noise and vibration. Sometimes, we just don’t have a whole dedicated room to do laundry in, so this washing machine is a great choice that won’t be disruptive no matter where you place it in your home.
And, it’s self-cleaning and has been shown to rid its drum of 99% of bacteria. We love this washer because it’s an energy-efficient choice and has many extra features that make doing laundry a way better experience.
But, if you’re not in the market to replace your whole washing machine just yet, consider turning the temperature dial down on your current machine. Using cooler water can help save a ton of energy, and it’s a simple fix to help alleviate that energy bill and conserve power all in one easy step.
Harness the elements to light your home- Astep’s Candela Lantern uses fire’s sustainable power to provide bright and warm LED lighting. And, it has USB ports (also powered by the flame) that can charge your device.
We’ll say that again. Candela powers itself entirely independently using fire. This lamp is truly a technological marvel.
And, the design is sleek and attractive. It looks great, works great, and is excellent for the environment. That makes it a winner in our book.
Making the switch to energy and water-efficient appliances is an excellent step in the right direction in reducing our overall environmental footprint. Let’s all do our parts to be sure we are protecting the planet that we call home.