Given that 10% of greenhouse gas emissions come from the textile and clothing industry (United Nations estimate), plus water pollution from dye discharge, and fertilizer use and deforestation to furnish raw materials, it makes sense to make our wardrobe last longer.  Socks are more prone to wearing out faster, so here are some tips for more durable footies. For further details on each suggestion, read the full article here.

  1. Wash inside out.
  2. Wash in cold water.
  3. Use the right detergent.
  4. Use a mesh bag.
  5. Hang to dry.
  6. Fold, don’t roll.
  7. Cut your toenails.
  8. Mend your socks.