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Green your Laundry Care: Friday Quickie
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Green your Laundry Care: Friday Quickie

green your laundry careDo you strip off your clothes before bedtime and throw them straight in the laundry basket? There’s a better way to be sustainable with your laundry care.

Here’s a hint: in most cases, you don’t need to wash your clothes after one wear.

Get in the habit of walking in the door from work and putting on ‘play clothes for the evening. Plus, this will reduce the chances of you spilling that amazing veggie casserole on your fav work blouse. (Obviously some clothes will need to be washed).

Before putting them back in the closet, set clothes out for a few hours to air out and reduce wrinkles. This also will reduce your dreadful laundry load, allowing you to go a few extra days before getting to that laundromat.

Bonus: clothes won’t fade as fast and will last longer.

Readers, any tips to green that laundry care and save energy?


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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher
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