Over the past 15 years water usage in the average UK household has risen by 23%, and most of the water consumption is contributed to washing machines.
But Xerox Limited, a company created by the University of Leeds, has come up with an amazing new trial washing machine that would use as little as a cup of water for each wash cycle.
Are you serious?
The washing machine uses plastic chips that remove dirt and stains from clothes. The clothes remain dry and there is no need for a dryer.
These new machines would be an amazing alternative to traditional washing machines. Not only would water use be reduced, but so would the energy that it takes to heat the water.
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Considering that 2 billion washing machines are sold every year in the UK, think of how much overall energy the country would be saving.
If these machines work, let’s hope they find their way to the U.S.