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A Pedal-Powered Washer and Dryer

Adele Peters

In a slum in Peru where women still wash clothing by hand with a washboard, doing a load of laundry can take as long as six hours. Design students from Art Center created this low-cost, pedal-powered washing machine and dryer, prototyped in Peru, that can free up women's time and provide a possible new source of income.

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