Eco-Tip #3: Reuse old clothes as cleaning rags

Eco-Tip #3: Reuse old clothes as cleaning rags.

Old T-shirt not so great anymore? Save some trees and use it as a cleaning rag!

We’ve all experienced it: our once favorite T-shirt now has holes, stains and rips – a sign of clothing well-worn with love over time. Usually, our next thought is to reluctantly throw this T-shirt in the trash, saying goodbye to it along with the rest of the week’s garbage. STOP! There’s another use for those well-worn pieces of clothing we all have sitting around.

Instead of spending money on paper towels, a huge waste of paper and money, use your old clothes to wipe up that mess. An old cotton T-shirt is great for picking up dust off a desk, cleaning up a coffee spill, or polishing a coffee table. Sure, people have been using old textiles as cleaning rags forever, but how quickly we forget when paper towels and other disposable products become the norm.

For other uses of old textiles as cleaning tools (like waxing your car, cleaning your dog’s paws post-walk, etc.), check here and here.

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