I think if you rinse your dishes under running water that might be true about a dish washer saving money. But in my case its just three of us and it only takes like a couple of inches of dishwater in my dishpans to wash our three plates. Then I reuse the water in my dishpans to water my plants. That is water that would go down the drain. Our dishwasher runs for a really long time and I basically have to wash the dishes before I put them in the dishwasher anyway or they won't get clean. So I am definitely saving. But this is one of those your mileage may vary things. Especially is you have and effecient dishwasher ours isn't. In fact the wash cycle runs for well over an hour. Almost twice as long as my washing machine takes to wash a load of clothes.

Tracy in VA


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