You would think that the Vitamix is strong enough to withstand the dishwasher right? But in fact, it is not! Never put your Vitamix container into the dishwasher! You will ruin your precious Vitamix! Dishwashers are very abrasive and damaging to the Vitamix because it will make your Vitamix container very cloudy and hazy looking. Also, the heating cycle in the dishwasher ruins the seals on the bottom of your container. If you want to find out how to clean your Vitamix container properly, click here! Happy Blending!