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Shocking Findings of the Ecological & Financial impact of using the humble tumble dryer

Hangerworld Financial & Ecological Impact of Tumble Dryers in the UK Breakdown of UK Households | Average 64.1 Milion people 26.4 Million Households People per !2.4 Household 56% of Average washes per week O 00 Households have I a Tumble Dryer ! 260 (per year) The Costs and Environmental Impacts of Tumble Drying C2 0.1352p 0.480g 2.5 Avg Kw/h cost of electricity Avg Co2 / Kw/h No.of Kw/h per cycle CO2 0.338p 1.2kg Cost of tumble dryer cycle Co2 per cycle Household Nationally Week Week £24,984,960 E £1.69 6 kg 88,704 tonnes Year Year £87.88 £1,297,345,920 312 kg 4,612,608 tonnes Offsetting your Tumble Dryer Carbon Footprint Household Nationally to cover 3.2 years 1 tree 4.6 million trees to cover 1 years worth of carbon emissions worth of Co2 from a Dryer in a Household Total cost estimate £ £55,000,000 to plant 4,6 Y million trees Reasons to Dry your Laundry on your Washing Line Save Money – Annual household cost of £87.88, Annual National cost of £1,297,345,920 ECO Eco Friendly - Annual household Co2 emissions of 312 kg, Annual national Co2 emissions of 4,612,608 tonnes Get yourself outside to enjoy the sun – Sunshine is essential for the production of Vitamin D Less Ironing - Drying clothes outside decreases amount of ironing, less time wasted, less electricity used etc Sources: 2011 ONS Census Energy Saving Trust DECC December 2013 Report Own Survey of 100 customers Clothes smell nice when dried outside VISIT US AT WWW.HANGERWORLD.CO.UK

Shocking Findings of the Ecological & Financial impact of using the humble tumble dryer

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We set out to discover the financial costs and ecological impacts of using the humble household tumble dryer. We determined the average power usage, cost of electricity, cO2 emissions, number of times...


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