A vacuum is a popular household product that will consume electricity during use and also bags and filters over time. This design doesn’t exactly lend itself to being “Green”, but over the last several years there have been some key advancements in technology that have made some modern vacuums just that. Specifically there are 3 key areas that the manufacturers have done a great job on improving which will help cut down on waste as well as lower energy consumption. These 3 areas are important but there is much more work to be done. Fortunately, all the major brands are constantly using technology to further this cause.
1. Longer Life Of The Higher End Vacuums
When looking for a new vacuum cleaner the first thing to consider is how many years it will last you. This not only has implications on your budget but also has a direct impact on the environment. When a new machine is built there are many different processes that it goes through. There are all the raw materials that need to be extracted from down in the earth, later to be molded into metal and plastic. There is also the electricity used in production, the cardboard used in packing, and the oil used in transporting.
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