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Here’s How to Get Out of Doing Laundry. For Real.

The next big trend in clothing is . . . stuff you almost never have to WASH.

Companies have started using new fibers, and treatments, to make clothes which won’t STINK, even after you wear them for weeks or months – good for lazy people, but also good for the environment.

According to “Fast Company,” washing machines are responsible for 17% of the water we use in our homes, and a quarter of the carbon footprint of every piece of clothing comes from cleaning it.

One brand, which makes a seaweed fiber t-shirt, says you’ll save almost 800 gallons of water by not having to wash it as often as you’d wash a regular t-shirt.

(If you’re interested, a few of the brands leading the way are Unbound MerinoPangaia, and Wool & Prince.)

 

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