Frosch blog — laundry

How to keep your summer clothes fresh through the winter

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How to keep your summer clothes fresh through the winter

There's a chill in the air.  It's time to pack away our summer clothes and make way for our winter woolies. It is also an ideal time to give the wardrobe and drawers a thorough clean to remove and prevent any moth infestation. Moths are mainly drawn to human sweat, hair and body oil that are left on clothing, particularly those made of natural fibres ( wool, feathers, fur, silk. ) It is not the adult moth that causes the damage – they do not have mouths – so holes in clothes are actually made from the moth larvae.  Therefore it...

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Top 7 laundry tips to help us all

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Top 7 laundry tips to help us all

Micro-plastics from our laundry are polluting our seas.  Our friends at Plastic Free Chudleigh shared with us their top tips on doing the laundry the right way.   1.  Save time, money and electricity - do less washing!  Most clothes can be worn several times without smelling or looking dirty.  Air your clothes between wearings; natural fibres like wool and cotton don't hold odours or sweaty smells, unlike polyester and acrylics.  2.  Use eco-detergents and eco-fabric conditioners.  They are less harmful to YOU and to our planet – they contain no phosphates to damage water creatures.  If possible, use powders...

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