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This forum is to discuss environmental and green issues related to washing machines. I’m looking to get things into proper perspective though, and believe green issues shouldn't be blindly given top priority. We need balanced facts and a full picture. It’s perfectly possible for example to buy a more economical washing machine that costs the environment (and the buyer) much more in the long run because of other factors - What is greenwashing? (goes to GreenPeace) I'm all for “green” washing machines” but wary of companies jumping on the bandwagon and selling poor quality washing machines as environmentally friendly. As far as I can see, the most environmentally friendly washing machine you could buy would be one that lasts a long, long time and doesn't end up in landfill after a few short years - even if it did use more water and energy. Here's a relevant topic from the main Washerhelp site arguing just that - ECO energy labels and washing machines