Pint-Sized Washing Machine reduces carbon footprint and uses 80% less Water

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For people who don’t have the space for a washer and dryer, or for those who lack access to private laundry facilities, one tiny machine is stepping up in a big way.

Meet the Drumi, a sustainable, miniature washing machine on the way from household design company Yirego. It’s basically like a salad spinner for

The Drumi is foot-powered, and can clean about three days’ worth of personal undergarments and shirts in about 5 minutes. It uses approximately 2 gallons of water per load and only a little soap, which according to Yirego is 80 percent less water and detergent than what’s required by regular washing machines.

With 40 percent of the Drumi made from recyclable materials, there isn’t a washing machine quite like it on the market.

read more and watch video at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/21/drumi-washing-machine_n_7100020.html

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