On the very local scene, as local as your back yard, a new-old technique of powering your clothes dryer: the sun! Zero carbon footprint.
The clothesline movement is growing as a green alternative. Over the past 50 years, as electric dryers, albeit energy hogs, became ubiquitous, many neighborhoods have outlawed line drying for "aesthetic" reasons. But the TIDE is changing. Who's looking at my underwear anyway?