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Woman reveals she cleans her vegetables in the WASHING MACHINE

A woman has left many people on the internet stunned after she revealed that she cleans her vegetables in the washing machine.

Ashley Echols, from Conway, Arizona, posted a video to TikTok showing off the unconventional way that she washes her greens earlier this month, and it quickly went viral – sparking a major debate between viewers and leaving numerous viewers horrified over her ‘ludicrous’ method.

‘Wash your greens #lifehack,’ she captioned the TikTok, which has since been viewed more than 500,000 times.

The controversial video began with a clip that showed her washing machine filled to the brim with kale. 

She was then seen pressing the delicates button and starting a 55-minute cycle on the machine before turning the camera to show herself smiling.

A woman has left many people on the internet stunned after she revealed that she cleans her vegetables in the washing machine

Ashley Echols, from Conway, Arizona, posted a video to TikTok showing off the unconventional way that she washes her greens earlier this month, and it quickly went viral

Ashley Echols, from Conway, Arizona, posted a video to TikTok showing off the unconventional way that she washes her greens earlier this month, and it quickly went viral

Her video sparked a major debate between viewers and left numerous people horrified over her 'ludicrous' method

Her video sparked a major debate between viewers and left numerous people horrified over her ‘ludicrous’ method

The video then cut to when the cycle was over, showing her lifting the lid to reveal her freshly washed greens.

Many people were grossed out by Ashley’s ‘life hack’ and took to the comment section to share their thoughts, with one writing, ‘Think about all the dirty clothes that’s been in there.

‘I don’t want fabric softener greens,’ joked someone else, while another added, ‘The laundry detergent is dressing.’

‘My grandma did this and we got food poisoning for weeks,’ claimed a different user. 

A fifth comment read, ‘I assume she doesn’t have a clue about how much bacteria is in the washer.’

‘It would literally be cleaner to just not wash the greens,’ said someone else.

Clean greens: The controversial video began with a clip that showed her washing machine filled to the brim with kale

Clean greens: The controversial video began with a clip that showed her washing machine filled to the brim with kale

She was then seen pressing the delicates button and starting a 55-minute cycle on the machine before turning the camera to show herself smiling

She was then seen pressing the delicates button and starting a 55-minute cycle on the machine before turning the camera to show herself smiling

She was then seen pressing the delicates button and starting a 55-minute cycle on the machine before turning the camera to show herself smiling

The video then cut to when the cycle was over, showing her lifting the lid to reveal her freshly washed greens

The video then cut to when the cycle was over, showing her lifting the lid to reveal her freshly washed greens

Many people were grossed out by Ashley's 'life hack' and took to the comment section to share their thoughts, with one writing, 'Think about all the dirty clothes that's been in there'

Many people were grossed out by Ashley’s ‘life hack’ and took to the comment section to share their thoughts, with one writing, ‘Think about all the dirty clothes that’s been in there’

However, others stuck up for Ashley and claimed they too used their washing machines to clean their veggies

However, others stuck up for Ashley and claimed they too used their washing machines to clean their veggies

However, others stuck up for Ashley and claimed they too used their washing machines to clean their veggies.

‘This is how my mom did it back in the day, love it!’ wrote one supporter.

‘I’m not gonna lie y’all my grandma be doing this and I still be eating it,’ added another person.

‘It really does clean your greens really well,’ insisted a different user. 

In a follow-up video, Ashley addressed all the backlash she received over her idea, calling the negative reaction ‘so funny.’

‘I think it’s so funny,’ she said. ‘The response is hilarious.’

She explained, ‘This is kale that I’ve grown [myself]. I was getting really annoyed with having to wash it. I harvested it all at once and so I just thought, “I’ll put it in the washing machine.”‘ 

Unbothered: In a follow-up video, Ashley addressed all the backlash she received over her idea, calling the negative reaction 'so funny'

Unbothered: In a follow-up video, Ashley addressed all the backlash she received over her idea, calling the negative reaction ‘so funny’

She explained that it was kale she grew herself and that she was getting 'really annoyed' with have to wash it all. She added, 'I just thought, "I'll put it in the washing machine"'

She explained that it was kale she grew herself and that she was getting 'really annoyed' with have to wash it all. She added, 'I just thought, "I'll put it in the washing machine"'

She explained that it was kale she grew herself and that she was getting ‘really annoyed’ with have to wash it all. She added, ‘I just thought, “I’ll put it in the washing machine”‘

Ashley claimed it didn't cause any negative effects to her or to her washing machine, revealing that she has since washed her clothes in it, and they all came out smelling 'really good'

Ashley claimed it didn’t cause any negative effects to her or to her washing machine, revealing that she has since washed her clothes in it, and they all came out smelling ‘really good’

The TikToker added that she did an empty wash cycle with vinegar before and after putting the kale in, explaining, 'I just wanted to experiment and see what happens'

The TikToker added that she did an empty wash cycle with vinegar before and after putting the kale in, explaining, 'I just wanted to experiment and see what happens'

The TikToker added that she did an empty wash cycle with vinegar before and after putting the kale in, explaining, ‘I just wanted to experiment and see what happens’

The TikToker added that she did an empty wash cycle with vinegar before and after putting the kale in, explaining, ‘I just wanted to experiment and see what happens. I’ll probably juice it and drink it and I won’t be inviting anyone over to consume it with me.’

In one last video, Ashley claimed that it didn’t cause any negative effects to her or to her washing machine, revealing that she has since washed her clothes in it, and they all came out smelling ‘really good.’

‘I’m happy to report that I have still been doing laundry in that same washing machine and my clothes still smell really good,’ she said.

‘I haven’t had any trouble. I don’t know why everyone’s washing machines are full of mold and bacteria, but mine’s not. 

‘The outside might have dirt, I don’t typically wipe the outside but the inside is clean.’

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