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Great Green Laundry Tips

These tips to green your clothes-washing range from no-brainer easy to fairly extreme in the DIY mode. I personally am not ready to start making my own washing solution by grating soap bars into flakes. But I’m already doing a lot of this, the easy stuff that makes no impact on lifestyle but a significant impact on carbon footprint. One he leaves out is to use a detergent formulated for cold-water washing, and then wash in cold water. If it hasn’t been sunny for a few days (we have solar hot water), I often do a load in cold water, and it comes out just as clean.