Biodegradable Bed Sheets You Can Bin Instead Of Washing

​Calling all students and backpackers. There's a new line of bed linen that you can throw away without having to fill the washing machine

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If you hate the thought of washing your bed sheets with as much passion as us, this news will brighten up your day better than a Daz pod in a white wash. 

A startup company in Boston has invented disposable bed sheets which users can throw away after a few weeks if they can't be bothered popping them in the washing machine. 

Created by two mothers tired of receiving their children's laundry from university, the 'laundry-free linens' have been created especially for lazy students, campers , home health-carers backpackers and Airbnb users in mind. 

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'Er, but throwing away bed linen is so bad for the environment?'

Well, apparently not.

According to the Beantown Bedding, the bed sheets are made out of Tencel, a fibre made from organic compounds found in the renewable eucalyptus plant and are '100% Biobased, biodegradable and even compostable'.  

They can be thrown into a compost pile and biodegrade in less than two weeks and are claimed to be soft, breathable and less prone to wrinkles than cotton bed sheets. 

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The hypo-allergenic sheets are also said to be more resistant to dust mites, bacteria and mould and cost just £11.32, via the website's subscription service.

But despite the effort, expensive laundry detergent and the the trapped-inside-the-bed-sheet-help-get-me-out scenario that occurs on a fortnightly basis, we kind of like the feeling of climbing into freshly clean bed sheets.

But equally, we kind of love this eco-friendly idea. 

Decisions, decisions. 

Happy sleeping!

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