One Wash, One Cup of Water: Nearly Waterless Washing Machine Invented

British inventors have designed a washing machine that takes eco-friendliness to a new level: it uses just a single cup of water to wash a load of clothes. Instead of water the Xeros machine uses thousands of special plastic chips (about 44 pounds' worth) in each wash, and when that single cup of water is heated,… » 6/10/08 7:28am 6/10/08 7:28am

Electrolux KaionWave: Waterless Washing Machine

The KaionWave is a concept from Electrolux design labs. Only intended for cleaning stain-resistant nanofabrics (which don't exist unless you count those Docker pants), the KaionWave uses ultraviolet-C light that can penetrate fabric to kill viruses and bacteria. Free radical oxygen pumps through the unit, breaking… » 11/19/06 11:20am 11/19/06 11:20am