I’ve long been an eager advocate of clotheslines and clothesline usage. 

Today I learned about this organization: http://www.laundrylist.org/

 

And:

Laundry hung outside in winter will freeze, but it will also dry. That’s thanks to sublimation, the process in which a solid converts to vapor without going through the intermediate liquid phase.

I didn’t know that. So cool and such the reason for a science experiment.

More info from Laundry List: 

Some states have passed “right to dry” laws. In Florida, no one can ban clotheslines. Colorado law protects retractable, but not permanent, clotheslines. In 2008, Hawaii’s governor vetoed a ‘right to dry’ bill.

The nonprofit organization Project Laundry List fights to make air-drying laundry acceptable and desirable as a simple, effective way to save energy.

Clothes dryers account for about 6% of your home electricity use, according to the US Department of Energy.

You can keep about 1,000 pounds of CO2 a year out of the atmosphere if you air-dried half your laundry loads.

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