HOW TO: Make Your Clothes Last Longer

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A study released earlier this summer by WRAP, the UK’s leading resource conservation organization, revealed that extending the average life of clothing by just three months can lead to a five to 10 percent reduction in carbon, water and waste footprints. But unless you’re a laundry guru, making that favorite pair of jeans last longer is often easier said than done. To lend a helping hand, Earth911 compiled this list of tips to help you easily extend the life of everything in your closet – reducing your footprint and keeping you away from the mall for yet another day.


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Mary Mazzoni

Mary is a lifelong vegetarian and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking and relaxing in the park. When she’s not outside, she’s probably watching baseball. She is a former assistant editor for Earth911.
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