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Sorting

Sorting

To get the best wash results it pays to sort your clothes before washing.

Care labels

The care label will tell you about the fabric of the garment and how it should be washed.

Example of Different care label symbols
  • Machine Washable
  • Warm 40°C maximum
  • Rinse Well
  • Normal Spin
  • Do not bleach
  • Tumble drying possible, maximum 60°C
  • Warm iron
  • Do not dry clean

Soil

Sort clothes according to the type and amount of soil. Some soils suit warmer washes, eg oily soils, while others are best washed in cold water, eg mud, blood.

Colour

Sort white fabrics from coloured fabrics.

Lint

Wash lint givers and lint collectors separately. Where possible, turn lint collectors inside out (see table below).

Lint Givers

Lint Collectors

Towels

Synthetics, eg polar fleece
Chenille Corduroy
Nappies Poly cotton
  Socks
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