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A DIY Clothes Line

Interior designer Suzanne Shaker and art conservator Pete Danridge designed their outdoor clothes line using two strips of cedar that are joined at the top with a stainless steel dowel pin. The clo…

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Tips for More Eco-Friendly Clothing

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy Finding "eco-friendly" clothing can be tough, especially trying to sort out which of the many "green" claims on labels hold up. For consumers looking to make g…

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8 Tips for Drying Clothes on the Clothesline

Save money, cut carbon emissions, and extend the life of your clothing—all with a few bucks’ worth of rope. By Jean Nick, Organic Gardening Line drying is back! True, electric clothes dryer…

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5 Tips for Line Drying Your Clothes

By Colleen Vanderlinden, Planet Green We haven't used our dryer in years. Literally, years. During the winter, we hang our clothes to dry on lines that run the length of our basement. During the …

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H is for Hang Dry

Get a clothesline or rack to dry your clothes by the air. Your wardrobe will maintain color and fit, and you'll save money. Read about the virtues of hanging your clothes out to dry. What other "H"…

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Natural Laundry Solutions

By the time laundry day comes around, you’re probably more concerned with cleaning your son’s Spider-Man jammies and your daughter’s favorite purple shirt than you are with the chemicals swirling arou…

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The Good, the Green and the Ugly: Laundry Detergents

The laundry room was once my Waterloo. Faced with three infants who refused bibs yet ate with gusto, an ancient machine that seemed to wash dirt into clothes, and brightly-colored somethings that inev…

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