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Hollister, CA

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Whick Bissell vacuum is the most eco-friendly

Posted on 3/11/10 at 4:53 PM By Monicca | 5 Replies

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Sarah Bretz

San Diego, CA

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I don't have enough data to answer this question.  One of the most important things is how much energy the vacuum uses (because energy generation often creates a lot of pollution).  The US EPA does not have an energy star program for vacuums, but if you want to see technical info in the scoping report see
It looks to me like bagless vacuums have a higher wattage than bagged vacuums, in general.
Posted on 9/22/13 at 3:27 PM

Marcia Pomranka

Coldwater, MI

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i love bissell
Posted on 9/05/10 at 7:48 PM

Erica Petty

Dayton, TX

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Bissell Healthy Home Vacuum for sure

Posted on 4/14/10 at 1:47 AM


Mansfield, OH

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I think that the Bissell Healthy Home Vacuum Model 16N5 (Dark Aloeminium Green) is the most Eco-Friendly Vacuum.

The main reason I think it is most Eco-Friendly is because it doesn't use disposable bags. My last vacuum had those paper/plastic hybrid bags that were expensive and NOT able to be recycled. I was throwing those old bags away every couple of weeks because they would smell.

Second, The pre-motor Foam Filter is Washable, so nothing to throw away or replace.

Third, this vacuum is well built, sturdy and will last a long time. And having a Five year warranty from Bissell, I won't be replacing it and throwing away an old vacuum to add to the landfill.

Fourth, this vacuum has a Lifetime Belt, so NO more throwing away rubber belts every couple of months that are made from petroleum products!


Posted on 3/26/10 at 10:23 PM


Hollister, CA

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I love how you can wash the filters on the clear view models

Posted on 3/11/10 at 4:54 PM
Located on the white label above, usually on the back of the machine.

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