One of the best ways to learn more about the benefits of washing in cold is to hear what others have to say about their cold water washing experiences. Here are some of our recently featured stories. Got one to share? Then please take a minute or two and send it our way.
Remember it’s all about what we can do for our clothes, wallet and our planet. So let’s consider washing at least 3 out of 4 loads in cold. Together we can do more!
Featured Cold Water Stories
Kelly D. | Austin, Texas
Matt P. | Granville, Ohio
Charlie H. | Buffalo, New York
Kristin D. | Newport News, Virginia
Before switching to cold, I would constantly shrink my clothes. Now I don’t have to worry about my work shirts shrinking or fading in the wash.
Jessica E. | Chevy Chase, Maryland
Nathan S. | Washington D.C.
Jackie C. | Racine, Wisconsin
I hadn’t really done much laundry before I went to college. That’s when a friend of mine told me that she washed lots of clothes in cold water and then rattled off a list of why I should try it. I did and now I’d say I wash most of my clothes in cold.
Jim K. | Gainesville, Florida
Nina M. | Seattle, Washington
Brian S. | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
I always stick to a budget. What I didn’t realize was how much I was spending by washing on hot, so I switched to cold. Now I’m saving over $200 a year just by washing my clothes!
Emma B. | Palo Alto, California
Visiting the Cold Water Saves site really opened my eyes to the benefits of washing with cold water. I never knew how much energy it took to wash on warm and hot or how much it was costing me. I’m a real believer in cold water washing.