Save Energy, Skip the dishwasher!

Today in 1889, the first dishwasher was marketed. No, this isn’t an April Fools joke. A woman named Josephine Cochrane marketed the first dishwasher ever built. Let’s dedicate this day to washing dishes by hand! Do you own a dishwasher? Save electricity and don’t use it. Just remember not to keep your water running!

4/22/13 UPDATE: Studies have been conducted to test whether washing dishes by hand really is the most energy efficient option and “according to one study at the University of Bonn in Germany, the dishwasher uses only half the energy, one-sixth of the water, and less soap, to boot”. Click here to read more! (Thank you Sergio!)

Posted By: Brando Brandini