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How to Launder Sweaters and Knits

Sep 20, 2022

Sweater weather is officially here, and we’re ready to enjoy those chunky knits, pumpkin spice lattes and autumn leaves for a few weeks. And because we’re focusing on investment clothing pieces, we want to make sure we’re taking good care of our sweaters. 


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How to Launder Sweaters and Knits

10 Fantastic Ways to Get Odors Out Of Clothes and Towels

Aug 4, 2022

The smell of clean laundry is a wonderful thing. From the sweet, fresh scent of clean towels and washcloths to the crisp aroma of freshly-pressed shirts and pants - there's nothing like it!

But what do you get when clothes or towels get smelly? Unpleasant lingering odors that get in your nose make you feel dirty. Luckily for us all, though, we can get rid of those nasty odors in no time flat with some simple tricks.


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10 Fantastic Ways to Get Odors Out Of Clothes and Towels

The Truth About Washing Clothes in Cold Water: The Difference Between Laundering Clothes in Cold and Hot Water

Jul 5, 2022

When it comes to washing clothes, there are a lot of myths out there. People think they have to use hot water to get their clothes clean. This isn't true! In fact, washing clothes in cold water can actually be more effective than soaking them in hot water.
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The Truth About Washing Clothes in Cold Water: The Difference Between Laundering Clothes in Cold and Hot Water

What is 1,4-Dioxane and How Do You Know if it’s in Your Laundry Detergent?

May 24, 2022

Ethoxylated detergents are some of the most hazardous on laundry labels because those ingredients can leave behind a carcinogenic byproduct called 1,4-Dioxane. 
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What is 1,4-Dioxane and How Do You Know if it’s in Your Laundry Detergent?

What’s Really Swimming In Your “Gentle” Laundry Detergent?

May 24, 2022

If the naked eye can’t see it, how can consumers understand whether 1,4-Dioxane is present in their favorite detergent? That’s where we come in. We sent samples of some of the most popular laundry detergents to international testing lab Bureau Veritas. 


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What’s Really Swimming In Your “Gentle” Laundry Detergent?

How to Spot Potential Carcinogens in Your Laundry Detergents

May 24, 2022

Tide, Arm & Hammer, All, Gain, Seventh Generation, Method, Mrs Meyers, and many other brands use ethoxylates to make hard-working, inexpensively-formulated, high-foaming laundry detergents. Some use vacuum-stripping to remove 1,4-Dioxane during production.


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How to Spot Potential Carcinogens in Your Laundry Detergents

How Often Should You Wash Your Clothes? The Definitive Guide

May 2, 2022

It's a question that has plagued humans for centuries - how often should you wash your clothes? The answer, of course, depends on a variety of factors, including how usually you wear them and how dirty they get.

This blog post will discuss the best ways to wash your clothes safely and effectively. We'll also give you some tips on how to extend the life of your clothes!


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How Often Should You Wash Your Clothes? The Definitive Guide

The Best Laundry Detergent For Baby Clothes And Cloth Diapers

Apr 21, 2022

Laundry cleaners are an essential part of any household. They help remove dirt, stains, and odors from clothing. While most laundry detergents work well for adults, they don't always work well for babies with sensitive skin. Detergent residue and chemicals can irritate a baby's tender skin, which is why you must choose the right type of soap if you have an infant in the house.

Luckily, several brands offer gentle laundry detergent for cloth diapers and baby clothes. They often come in different forms – liquid, pods, or powder, with some having scented varieties as well. These manufacturers make sure to include ingredients that won't irritate babies' delicate skin and instead keep them clean and fresh-smelling.


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The Best Laundry Detergent For Baby Clothes And Cloth Diapers

Is Biobased Laundry Detergent Worth The Hype?

Feb 7, 2022

What does Biobased mean and is it just another type of greenwashing?
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Is Biobased Laundry Detergent Worth The Hype?

11 Benefits of Coconut Laundry Powder: Why You Should Try It

Jan 27, 2022

Coconut-based laundry detergent is a new and emerging trend in the world of household cleaning and laundry supplies. It's not surprising, though, because coconut oil has long been used to clean and freshen many different types of surfaces.

Coconut laundry powder has some amazing benefits that make it worth trying out for your next load of laundry!


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11 Benefits of Coconut Laundry Powder: Why You Should Try It