New feature in smart washing machines captures microplastics to reduce pollution

Washing machine: how to have an efficient use.

at the fair technology CES 2023, new wash cycles that will allow smart washing machines to generate less waste from plastic microscopic that could reach the ocean and affect marine life around the world. planet.

The new laundry cycle will be called “Less Microfiber” and will be special to avoid material extraction plastic present in the garments. According to him study conducted by the company itself to test this feature, the new feature helps reduce the contamination in a 54%.

Samsung announced the addition of new features to reduce micro plastic pollution at the CES 2023 technology fair. (Samsung)
Samsung announced the addition of new features to reduce micro plastic pollution at the CES 2023 technology fair. (Samsung)

“This type of washing will be available in South Korea next month and in the United States during the year 2023,” Chung said during the event. In addition, the representative of the company indicated that the new form of washing will be complemented with a filter that will be designed to be incorporated into the washing machines called “less micro plastics”.

The additional filter, as he assured, will not only be compatible with washing machines samsungbut it can be acquired and used by any user regardless of the type of washer that they use at home. “During the first half of the 2023 select washers will begin to feature this filter“, advertisement.

The company also ensured that these ways of taking a preventive stance against contamination were the product of his collaboration with Patagoniathe mark of clothes which is characterized by having a sustainable approach to its garments and promoting the recycling of plastics to prevent them from contaminating the sea.

Samsung announced the addition of new features to reduce micro plastic pollution at the CES 2023 technology fair. (Samsung)
Samsung announced the addition of new features to reduce micro plastic pollution at the CES 2023 technology fair. (Samsung)

The Director of Philosophy PatagoniaVincent Stanley, was also present at the fair CES 2023 and stated that “these plastic fibers are so small that they escape the action of filters of the washing machines and reach the oceans, lakes and rivers, adding to the problem of contamination by plastics”.

Smart Home System Energy Management

Another function presented by samsung during its presentation at the technological event in Las Vegas includes the incorporation of a management system of the Energy in for the connectivity of products that make up the ecosystem of smart home who have their devices. This new feature led to it being certified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

James Kwon, Product Manager at Energy Star for Consumer Electronics at the Agency, which is the institution in charge of providing this recognition, indicated that the certification identifies the systems smart homes that have the ability to “manage and automate smart devices to manage the Energy and maximize the opportunities for their savings”.

Samsung Smart Home products will have a SHEMS certification that recognizes energy management in smart home systems.  (Samsung)
Samsung Smart Home products will have a SHEMS certification that recognizes energy management in smart home systems. (Samsung)

In this way, it is sought that consumers know in detail what their energy consumption so that savings are encouraged, costs are reduced and response measures are generated to excessive and uncontrolled spending of the electricity in people’s homes, which is in line with one of the company’s goals, which is to increase the sustainability of its products in the coming years.

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