Washing dishes by hand with hot tap water for one year

Energy & utilities

A household washes on average 8 cutlery sets 215 times per year. This uses 83 liters of hot water per wash, and the water is heated with an electric boiler. The emissions include the consumption of dishwashing detergent, sponge, and electricity.

Carbon footprint breakdown

Water use 3.60%
Water heating 85.78%
Detergent 8.27%
Sponge 2.35%

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