Do you realise how much energy we consume on a daily basis? According to a survey, on average a U.S. residential consumes 901 KWh per month. We are relying on electricity for nearly everything in our life. A day without electricity can bring everything on a standstill. Keeping this in mind, a product-design company, Yirego took a step towards sustainable consumption of energy. One of its product, Drumi, which is a foot-powered washing machine is going to change the way you wash your clothes. With the help of this eco-friendly washing machine, one will not only save energy but also water.
Drumi is a foot-powered washing machine which uses comparably very small amount of water. The special feature of this cute-looking machine is that it uses absolutely NO electrical energy. It operates entirely on the mechanical energy provided by your foot. There’s a foot-pedal attached to the sides of the machine. All you have to do is press the pedal using your foot. The movement of pedal will make the wash tub spin and wash your clothes. And not only this, you can even rinse and dry your clothes in this compact machine, just like any of your conventional electric-powered washing machine.
The machine is compact and easy to carry anywhere you want. You can store it anywhere in your house. Can you imagine how much water and electricity you would be able to save with the help of this no-electricity washing machine? There’s an additional benefits. Guess what? It’s a form of exercise for your foot! Operating the machine is just like cycling. Check out the video to know more.