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Don’t Wash Your Jeans

Why shouldn’t you wash your jeans? And what’s a sniff test? Mike Wilson explains why you don’t need to wash your jeans more than once a month. (Unless, of course, they stink or are covered with grass, mud, paint, food, etc. Then definitely wash them.)

Reducing how often you wash your jeans can conserve energy, reduce water consumption, and extend the life of your jeans.

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