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VfM4meplse wrote: »
This helps neither the garment nor the environment. Its not just the water and detergent, what I didn't think about previously was the obvious: the microfibres that enter the system. As for leather gloves, is there any reason that you can't turn them inside out and wash / air them?
I have more than enough clothes to last me for the next 40+ years of my life (yes, seriously!) and knowing just how much resource goes into textile production now don't intend to buy any more, unless I expand or shrink significantly. This is what comes of buying into consumerism in my late twenties - early thirties. I was working so hard at the time that retail was my therapy
ouraggie wrote: »
On a similar note,, I wonder if other people have a system as regards wearing out clothes. I have 4 categories of jeans, tops, cardigans etc
1. wear these at home during the day when you are alone (faded, misshapen, hole in it etc
2. wear at home when others are present (still decent, but not good enough to leave the house in)
3. wear to go out to supermarket, bank etc (mostly demoted 4s)
4. wear only for best
Anyone else follow a similar system?
Simby wrote: »
Leather gloves discard after 3 months
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