Washing Away Money
Ever wondered if using a dish washer is more than just being lazy? According to the NY Times article “Money Down the Drain” it actually can save money and be friendlier to the environment!
The Federal Energy Star program estimates that a savings of $42 a year can be achieved. It is important to note their assumptions that the dish washer be energy star compliant, and be fully loaded with 8-12 place settings and accompanying dishes. So for those of us who don’t get that many dishes without hording them for a week, does it help to have a set of dishes sitting around getting moldy?
Nevertheless now we have the best excuse yet to load the dish washer. Happy dish washing!