Do you re-use your bath towels?

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  1. maslex

    maslex DIS Veteran

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    Got into a discussion with a few people yesterday about bath towels. Some were the type of people who after their shower in the morning would hang up their towel and use it the next day (or even for a few days that week) THEN throw it in the wash. Then there were the type of people who after their shower the would throw their towel in the wash after just that one use.

    What type of person are you?

    1--Figure, hey I just got out of the shower, I'm clean so why not re-use it. Plus it saves on laundry.

    OR

    2--That's gross, I wash it after one use.
     
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  3. Mermaid02

    Mermaid02 <font color=blue>BL II - Blue Team<br><font color=

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    I use it for a couple of showers.....
     
  4. mamamary

    mamamary DIS Veteran

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    Wash after every shower.
     
  5. tvguy

    tvguy Question anything the facts don't support.

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    Washed once a week. Shower every day. I'm clean everytime I use it.
     
  6. DisneyFan32WI

    DisneyFan32WI <font color=blue>Sometimes I just like to be plain

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    same here
     
  7. DeluxePrincess

    DeluxePrincess <font color=deeppink>Humming the Farm Town song...

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    We use about 2 towels per week each. In my single days, I used to only use 1 per day, but it's not very economical for a family of 4.
     
  8. Bonnie151

    Bonnie151 DIS Veteran

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    Same here as well. I can't imagine the amount of laundry I'd need to do with 4 people taking at least 1 shower every day in my house, and quite often 2 showers what with swimming several times a week/DH playing football a couple of times a week etc!
     
  9. Riles_and_Gabe

    Riles_and_Gabe DIS Veteran

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    We are the same in our house.
     
  10. WDWBarb

    WDWBarb I need a vacation.

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    We use towels for a week. We've been doing this for many years - much better for the environment.
     
  11. DisneyAndRedSox

    DisneyAndRedSox I still call it a WEDWay PeopleMover!

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    I don't wash my bathrobe after every use, I really don't see the towels being any different. We use 1-2 shower towels per week, per person.
     
  12. aprilgail2

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    Wash after every use- every shower gets a nice clean towel.
     
  13. Christine

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    I use my towel twice.

    My son will only use his once.

    My daughter uses hers a couple of times.
     
  14. tefrench

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    We use ours for a week. Having said that....

    I use two towels - one is for my face/head/hair only. The other one for my body. I'm not even sure why, but that's how I like it! :goodvibes
     
  15. shortbun

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    I use my towels for about a week, sometimes less. Do those of you who wash your towels everyday, also wash your pajamas/change pajamas daily? I wear my nightgowns several times(3-4) before they go in the laundry. What about sheets? Sleep on them once and change them? I'm pretty environmentally centered and I just can not do all this laundry-use water, soap into the water table, electric and gas use, my time...and on and on. Matter of fact, how does one have time to do this much laundry and get anything else done?
     
  16. MIGrandma

    MIGrandma Lives in the middle-of-the-mitten.

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    We re-use bath towels several times before throwing them in the laundry.

    I can't see using a fresh one each time and having all that laundry to do.

    We also wear our jeans/slacks a few times before washing, and when wearing t-shirts under outer shirts we don't wash the outer shirts after one wearing either.
     
  17. chuckabone

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    Wash after every shower. My dd has severe eczema so we do sheets every other, blankets every other and pj's every day. Our family of 5 does about 15 loads a week. I wish I had 2 washers and dryers.
     
  18. nmmom95

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    Nope, fresh towel every time. All four of us use a new one after each shower. Actually, I use 2 new towels every time I wash my hair, which is every other day.

    I wash towels every other day.
     
  19. mrsdon

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    We use towels mre than once
     
  20. chicagodisneyfan

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    Clean pajamas EVERY night here!
    Towels get used twice before I grab a new one (so it may only last one day if I shower twice).
     
  21. Zandy595

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    We reuse our towels. I only wash them once a week.
     

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