- Electric dryers use huge amounts of energy, which is expensive– the average dryer accounts for about 12% of a household’s electricity bill.
- Using a clothesline instead of an electric dryer, assuming an energy rate of $.15/kwH, can save you about $.50 per load. In a year, you could save more than $100!
- Air drying your clothes makes them last longer.
For the planet:
- When you dry your clothes using the sun, you reduce the amount of electricity that your household uses, and therefore the CO2 emissions and pollution from fossil fuels.
(Source: Bluejay, Michael. “Clothes Dryer Energy Use.” Clothes Dryer Energy Use & Cost * Gas vs. Electric Dryers. N.p., 2013. Web. 14 Aug. 2013.)
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