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Aberdeen academics to save the planet with ultraviolet mini-dishwasher

A mini dishwasher that uses ultraviolet light to reduce energy consumption could make a “huge contribution” toward the UK reaching net zero, an Aberdeen academic has argued.

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Researchers from Robert Gordon University have helped the Edinburgh-based company Loch Electronics to design the Capsule dishwasher, which has just under £250,000 pounds worth of backing on the online crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. 

The device, created to be small enough to sit on a countertop, has been created for smaller households and to reduce the impact of doing the washing up on the environment.

Source: Evening Express

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