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Learn how to reduce Climate Change by using Energy and Water Efficient Fridges.
Fridges and freezers work harder than any other kitchen appliance - they′re on 24 hours a day.
An energy efficient fridge can use nearly a third of the energy to do the same job as a 10-year-old model. Newer models do not contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) that damage the ozone layer, but they still need to be carefully disposed of.
if your refrigerator has an ice box use it more efficiently by defrosting it regularly.
Look for the label
When buying a new appliance, there are two key energy labels to look out for:
You could also look at how water-efficient a new appliance is - as a rule, the more energy efficient a machine is, the less water it will use. EU energy labels show litres of water used per wash.
Dispose of old appliances safely
It′s important to recycle your old appliances. Dumping old machines can lead to harmful chemicals escaping and causing pollution. What you can do with them: