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Ultra Compact ‘Petit Laundry Swoosh’ Washing Machine Cleans Clothes With Only a Gallon of Water
Posted By Morgana Matus On February 11, 2013 @ 5:42 pm In clean tech,energy efficiency,Environment,Green Appliances,Innovation,Interactive Objects,Water Issues | 3 Comments
As far as washing machines go, the pedal-powered GiraDora  and the Laundry Pod  are pretty small – but the new ultra compact Petit Laundry Swoosh can fit on a countertop! Designed by Japanese company King Jim , the washer uses just over a gallon of water to clean 250 g of clothing in 18 minutes. The device measures in at 29 x 29 x 44 cm and it’s perfect for small space living  as it can easily fit inside a cupboard or cubicle for emergency laundering.
Now along with your coffee maker and computer, you can add a washing machine to your workspace! The Petit Laundry Swoosh is able to handle both hot and cold water loads. Simply direct the supplied drainage hose to a bowl or sink, add water, and set the timer. King Jim  suggests 15 minutes for a wash and 3 for a rinse. The Petit Laundry Swoosh will be available for purchase through King Jim on February 15 for 14,700 Yen ($160 USD).
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 Image: http://inhabitat.com/petit-laundry-swoosh-ultra-compact-washing-machine-cleans-clothes-with-only-a-gallon-of-water/petit-swoosh/
 GiraDora: http://inhabitat.com/human-powered-giradora-washer-needs-no-electricity-and-costs-only-40/
 Laundry Pod: http://inhabitat.com/the-electricity-free-laundry-pod-washer-cuts-down-on-water-time-and-energy/
 King Jim: http://www.kingjim.co.jp/english
 small space living: http://inhabitat.com/tag/tiny-house/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/petit-laundry-swoosh-ultra-compact-washing-machine-cleans-clothes-with-only-a-gallon-of-water/petit-swoosh-overview/
 Geekologie: http://www.geekologie.com/2013/02/two-pairs-of-unders-teensy-tabletop-wash.php
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