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How to wash trainers: eight mistakes you might have been making

How to wash trainers: eight mistakes you might have been making

From checking the label to using a colder wash, the Which? experts run down the key things you should and shouldn't do when washing your trainers.

Seven things you need to know when washing workout wear and gym clothes

Seven things you need to know when washing workout wear and gym clothes

The Which? experts come up with their top seven tips for active wear, including knowing how much detergent to use, what temperature to wash at, how to get rid of smelly bacteria build-up and why to avoid fabric conditioners.

How to stop plastics from your clothes polluting the planet each time you do your laundry

How to stop plastics from your clothes polluting the planet each time you do your laundry

Microplastics are tiny particles of plastic pollution, caused by the breakdown of synthetic clothes, including when washing them. Which? experts demystify the issue and explain how you can reduce your impact when doing laundry.

Change this laundry habit and help cut CO2 pollution by 400,000 cars

Change this laundry habit and help cut CO2 pollution by 400,000 cars

New Which? research has revealed that switching from 40°C to either 30°C or 20°C can cut energy use by as much as 62%. If the whole UK did this, it would be the same as taking around half a million cars off the road.

Coronavirus: How to wash clothes and kill germs

Coronavirus: How to wash clothes and kill germs

You can (mostly) wash as normal, make sure you wash your hands and don't touch your face if you're handling the clothes of someone exhibiting symptoms.

Lack of trust in Whirlpool revealed after fire-risk washing machine recall

Lack of trust in Whirlpool revealed after fire-risk washing machine recall

Customers with fire-risk washing machines have lost trust in Whirlpool owned brands, Which? has found. Our exclusive investigation has found some people with affected Hotpoint and Indesit machines – both...

Recalled Whirlpool washing machines listed for sale on Facebook and Ebay

Recalled Whirlpool washing machines listed for sale on Facebook and Ebay

An investigation by the charity Electrical Safety First found that online marketplaces are failing to prevent recalled washing machines being listed for sale.

Five laundry habits to stop immediately

Five laundry habits to stop immediately

Our quick tips will help you have impeccably clean clothes that don't lose their shape and fray before their time.

10 things you should never do if you own a washing machine

10 things you should never do if you own a washing machine

From making sure you don't overload your washing machine, to checking you use enough detergent and carrying out regular quick maintenance. Discover 10 way to make your washing machine last longer and work better.

When your broken washing machine isn’t worth fixing

When your broken washing machine isn’t worth fixing

Our investigation reveals when it's worth repairing your washing machine, vacuum cleaner or other appliance and when it's better to replace it.

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