Should I wash dishes by hand or with the machine? A dishwasher might be better for climate than washing dishes by hand

According to the Öko-Institut in Freiburg, washing 12 sets of plates, cutlery and glasses by hand consumes 70l of water and 1.8kWh. The dishwasher will use 10l water and 0.85kWh.Source

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