Do you care your textile the clever way?

Take this quick 10-question quiz to find out!

1. To reduce energy consumption, it is recommended to wash your clothes at :

The lower the wash temperature, the greater the savings!
Reducing the washing temperature from 40°C to 30°C increases your energy savings by 30%, while washing at 60°C uses 50% more electricity power than at 30°C.


2. To save energy the most, you can iron your clothes with

Natural drying is energy free.
Leave it to nature, whenever possible! Remove clothes from the washing machine and hang dry them as soon as the wash cycle has finished to minimise creasing. Take your (hang) dried laundry with you into the bathroom while showering – often the steam smooth out creases and folds.


3. What do the dots in the center of the ironing symbol mean?

Iron at moderate temperature.
Iron at maximum sole plate temperature of 150 °C. Corresponding to the “wool/silk/polyester/viscose” setting: iron under a moderately moist intermediate cloth. A steam iron can be used. Avoid heavy pressure.


4. To make an efficient washing machine it is necessary to take care of

Mix them up!
Mix items allows clothes to move more freely, resulting in better washing.


5. To save energy, spin-dry laundry at the highest possible speed in the washing machine.

Slow down...
If you’re not using a dryer, turn your spinning speed down to save energy. If not, you may want to turn it up (although your total energy bill spin + dry will increase).


6. Clothing labels are made for

Don't cut them!
Care symbols on labels provide consumers with information on the maximum permitted treatments for your textiles, in order to keep them in good shape for as long as possible.


7. On your textile labels, what does this symbol mean?

Square symbol = drying!
The square represents the drying category and the horizontal line advises you to lay your laundry flat. This is often the case for heavy wool or cashmere sweaters to avoid possible distortion due to vertical drying. By following the instructions on our labels, we can extend the life of our favorite clothes.


8. A fully loaded washing machine allows you to

Don’t do things by half!
With the same program, a half-loaded machine will use 50 to 70% more energy per kg of textiles than a full load. Remember: do fewer machines, only with full loads. It will also preserve your textile quality as mechanical chocks will be avoided.


9. What is the best way to wash wool garment?

Here's the tips!
Wash your wool garment by hand, in cold water, gently, without rubbing or wringing with the shampoo you use for your hair.
 Add a few drops of white vinegar to the last rinse water. 
Dry it by rolling it in a dry towel or spread it between two towels and roll it with a rolling pin.
Then lay the sweater flat on a dry towel.


10. Following the label care recommendations will

Only benefits!
Easy-to-adopt laundry routines to ensure that your fabrics are well taken care of: actions that preserve their quality, improve their lifespan, while also helping to save energy and reduce the carbon footprint of our textiles. Let’s take action to preserve our resources and our environment!



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