Take care of your clothes

1/3 of the carbon footprint of
clothes comes from the way we
care for them.


Wash less

Wash only if it is dirty or stinky and full loads.

Wash cold

Hand wash or wash in the laundry machine at 30C/60F

Hang dry

Do not tumble dry.


Iron clothes inside out and only if needed.


Before discarding or buying something new, try repairing it.


Apply the Rs. Reuse, repair, repurpose and recycle.

How to take care of


  • Wash them inside out
  • Wash with similar colors
  • Use mild detergent
  • Cold water and gentle cycle
  • To avoid creasing, take them out as soon as the programm has ended. Hang dry.


  • Dry clean


  • Protect new sneakers by spraying a stain and water repellent before start wearing them.
  • If possible remove stains as soon as they appear. 
  • Use a toothbrush together with washing-up liquid and cold water.
  • Work in circular motions, scrubbing gently.

  • Rinse with cold water but avoid soaking the shoe. Allow to air dry in a well-ventilated area.

  • Wash the laces separately by soaking in soapy water.