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Sustainable denim or not, we can all be more conscious when it comes to washing our clothes, especially everyday garments like jeans – read on for an awareness guide to washing denim from Canadian influencer Ani Wells, owner and founder of Simply Suzette! 
I get a lot of “oops you’re disgusting” when I tell people I don’t wash my jeans, but hey, I get that lol. I’ve written an article before about taking care of your wholesale jeans, but I’m getting asked more frequently on how to wash your jeans in a more eco-friendly way when you’re against not washing your jeans at all.
Wash your clothes less.
We’ve been raised to wash our clothes every time we wear them, but it’s completely unnecessary. Of course, if you’ve had an active and sweaty day, you’ll need to wash your clothes too. However, start developing the mindset that clothes only need to be washed if they smell bad or have stains on them.
Hand washes as many clothes as you can.
I know it’s a longer process, but it really saves you water and it’s gentler on your clothes and helps them last longer.
Wash your clothes in a cold cycle.
Make sure you wash a full bag of clothes before you use your washing machine, but also make sure you use the cold cycle as this uses up to 40% less energy than the hot/warm cycle.
Wash your clothes in a washing bag.
Microplastics are still seeping into our water system through washing, but some companies, like Guppy Friend, have introduced laundry bags to stop these microplastics from seeping into our water.
Use environmentally friendly detergent.
Have you ever taken a lake bath? Using natural, biodegradable shampoo is a must for a lake bath, and the same goes for using the washing machine! Read the story behind the Public Goods charity shampoo bar. Use a detergent that has an ingredient list you know about. If you see an ingredient that you can’t pronounce …… that’s probably because you don’t want to use it in your laundry. I like to use the “Seventh Generation”.
Follow the care instructions on the tag of your garment.
These instructions are sewn into the garment for a reason! Some clothes don’t need to be washed as often because the fibers used have antimicrobial properties.
Hang/Air dry!
Finally, the best way to dry your clothes is to air dry them. Using a dryer is an unnecessary step that has been built for our convenience. I always say that the dryer is the devil with your best black jeans! Every time you put your clothes in the dryer, the fibers are constantly being stripped off. That’s why you need to change your dryer filter often!