Most people use resources inefficiently because according to statistics, 90% of clothes we wash aren’t dirty. At the same time, while we wash one item of clothing, we forget about others that ought to be tossed directly into the washing machine.

We at Enlighten like preciseness, so why we figured out how often we should start up the washing machine.

1. Leggings vs jeans

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The frequent washing of jeans washes out the paint and makes jeans’ fabric lose its shape. Moreover, high temperatures promote shrinkage which will make your favorite jeans look differently on you than on the day you bought them. “Do you want to save your jeans? Never put them in the washing machine.” That’s the advice Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh gives. The head of the company confessed that he hadn’t machine washed his jeans for more than 10 years.