Low-energy Cloth Diaper Drying
If you are looking for cost savings and energy savings in your
cloth diaper washing routine, start with drying.
Before you move on to the drying phase, make sure that you
have squeezed out as much of the wash water as possible.
A high-efficiency washer does a great job spinning water out
of diapers in the spin cycle.
If your diapers still feel wet when you take them out of the
washer, shake them out well before hanging or putting in the dryer.
The most energy efficient way to dry cloth diapers is to hang
them outside in the sun and the breeze. Dependingly on your climate,
this can also be quicker than using a clothes dryer.
If you find that your diapers are a bit stiff after being on
the line, try rolling them around in your hands a bit. You could also
toss them in the clothes dryer for a few minutes to let them agitate
against one another and soften up.
Cool or Air Drying
If you live in a humid climate, it can take a long time to dry
diapers on a line. With thick diapers like all in one diapers you might
give up before the diapers feel completely dry.
If you want to use a clothes dryer but still save energy, try
cool or air dry. Since you are not heating the air, you will use less
Save Energy with Your Clothes Washer
Star-rated clothes washer can not only save on water but save on
electricity. These savings in resources mean costs savings for you.
Cloth Diaper Washing Help