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Press release on Chemicals

Climate bonus for household budgets: 35 percent energy savings on washing possible

“Optimal use of wash cycles and detergents will add up to energy savings. It will relieve the strain on the environment as well as the household budget. The costs of electricity and detergents can be reduced considerably,” said Jochen Flasbarth, President of the Federal Environment Agency, on this year’s Day for Sustainable (dish) Washing. Clothes are often washed at higher temperatures than necessary, but selecting lower temperatures can save up to more than 35 percent per laundry load, depending on the machine’s energy use. read more

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