It's Time to Stop Washing Your Clothes in Hot WaterKwame Opam9/17/11 6:30pm316EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkAdmit it. There are a bunch of you out there who still wash your clothes in hot water. Don't worry, I'm with you. But this just in: Stop. Use cold. Washing with hot wastes money, energy, and is bad for the environment.