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Save Energy on Appliances

Your appliances are only as energy efficient as the way you use them. Appliances account for about 20 percent of your household energy use, with refrigerators and clothes dryers topping the consumption list. For #EnergyEfficiencyDay, here are some simple tips to help you maximize your energy savings. Stay full. Your...

The Easiest Energy-Saving Cleaning Tips for Your Household

Saving energy doesn’t have to be hard! In fact, when it comes to cleaning, it’s pretty easy, if not easier (and less time consuming). Check out these tips and share yours in the comments. Unless your laundry is very soiled or is stained with blood or other contaminants, wash in...

Doing These 3 Things at Home Can Help Protect the Oceans

Thanks to WorldOceansDay.org, people around the world are celebrating the oceans by hosting activities and events to protect our shared resource. To honor the ocean on this and all days, the cleaning product industry would like to remind everyone of small ways we can change our habits to help make...

Want Your Clothes to Last Longer?

When it comes to doing laundry, sometimes we just get too busy to measure the detergent, sort colors and fabrics, or check clothes for stains before we throw them in the wash. It’s natural to want to just “get it done” but a few quick steps can help keep your...

Extending the Life of Your Clothes for Earth Day

Your laundry can help save the planet. When you take good care of your wardrobe, you can help the environment and toss fewer items for being faded or stained. Here are some tips that will help you keep your favorite clothes longer: Follow fabric care instructions – Those tags on...

Be Cool, Wash in Cold

Did you know that about 90 percent of the energy your washing machine uses goes toward heating the water and that many clothing labels recommend washing in cool or cold water? ACI wants you to know that washing in cold water saves energy and your clothes because proper temperatures can...