Bluejean Debate: Wash daily?
normal for bacteria levels at the end of the experiment. Student Josh Le, 20, said he bought the denim jeans in September 2009 and wore them daily – even sleeping in them – until last December. He said he used paper towels and napkins to dab away food spills and maintained his normal personal hygiene routine during the 15 months. Every two weeks he put the jeans in a freezer overnight to get rid of any nasty odor. At the conclusion of the experiment, he and assistant human ecology Professor Rachel McQueen ran tests on the pants and found bacteria levels were the same as any other samples.