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Using an old, inefficient washer because the new, eco-friendly ones are pricey? In the Netherlands at least, you can forego the upfront costs and rent a high-performance machine that charges based on use. A smart plug measures usage, energy efficiency, and alerts Bundles to any repair issues.

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