Recycling water from condenser tumble dryer

(16 Posts)
2015mom Tue 08-Nov-16 21:14:18

Hello all

I have a condenser tumble dryer and I use the water for my iron but there is so much water. Any tips on what else I can re-use water for because it seems an awful waste just throwing it down the drain


SavoyCabbage Tue 08-Nov-16 21:15:52

Steam mop is one of the uses recommended in my new tumble dryer instructions.

MrsLettuce Tue 08-Nov-16 21:18:24


bruffin Tue 08-Nov-16 21:19:24

I use on my out door pot plants

2015mom Tue 08-Nov-16 21:21:05

Plants and steam mop are good shouts thanks

Obviously your plants are fine and still living hehe

2015mom Tue 08-Nov-16 21:21:49

I even thought use it for soaking dishes when you don't want food to get dry on plates when you cannot be bothered to wash them there and the

2015mom Tue 08-Nov-16 21:22:05

There and then*

previously1474907171 Sun 13-Nov-16 03:37:20

BoffinMum Sun 13-Nov-16 12:55:23

Wash your hair in it. It will be beautifully soft.

AdoraBell Wed 16-Nov-16 23:07:17

Plants here too.

AdoraBell Wed 16-Nov-16 23:09:11

I'm wondering if the dogs could drink it? It should be safe shouldn't it? When you think of what the disgusting beasts are willing to drink on a walk envy <boak>

abbsismyhero Wed 16-Nov-16 23:10:21

reusing tumble dryer water? ive never thought of that

BumWad Thu 17-Nov-16 20:27:32

My new iron specifically states not to use water from the dryer.

EnidButton Thu 17-Nov-16 22:18:38

I wouldn't give dogs it to drink. It'll have a bit of fabric conditioner and washing powder in it surely. Or at least the chemicals from them. I wouldn't drink it so no way would I give it to an animal.

EnidButton Thu 17-Nov-16 22:20:56

Actually on the thread linked it says the water contains fine lint. So don't give an animal it to drink. 🐶

Cuppaand2biscuits Sun 20-Nov-16 10:25:13

You can use when filling up your car engine with water , I think it's supposed to be better than regular tap water.

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