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Don’t Wash Your Jeans Too Much, Says Levi’s CEO

How often do you chuck your jeans in the laundry? If it's more than once a year, the CEO of Levi's thinks you're doing it wrong. At a green-themed conference sponsored by Fortune, Chip Bergh said he p…

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Why Should You Knit a Scarf?

I’ve started knitting again after a year-long break. I bought some beautiful hand-dyed, locally spun yarn in a brilliant mottled fuchsia, and then I got to work, knitting furiously for two days straig…

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8 Sexy Lingerie Tips

First of all, we feel compelled to remind you that lingerie does not make you sexy. Yes, it can add a sultry, coquettish touch, but if you really want to be a sex kitten, that comes from within. Your …

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Would You Use a “Perfect Clothing Fit” Body Scanner?

By Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger Like the famous dog: on the internet, nobody knows you're short. But I am, and have a lot of trouble buying clothing; almost nobody stocks my size. This may not be a pr…

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Fashion Photos Against Social Injustice (Slideshow)

Style Quotidien, an online fashion magazine, recently released a new photo series focused on the disconnect between wealthy consumers and third world factory workers. The series, "Balance of Power," …

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8 Tips for Drying Clothes on the Clothesline

Save money, cut carbon emissions, and extend the life of your clothing—all with a few bucks’ worth of rope. By Jean Nick, Organic Gardening Line drying is back! True, electric clothes dryer…

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5 Tips for Line Drying Your Clothes

By Colleen Vanderlinden, Planet Green We haven't used our dryer in years. Literally, years. During the winter, we hang our clothes to dry on lines that run the length of our basement. During the …

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Wardrobe Malfunction: When Children Dress Themselves

You can spot them from a mile away. They might be wearing shorts, red socks, and a black cape while carrying a bag of Popsicle sticks, or they might even be wearing a tiara and a frilly costume dress …

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Hand-Me-Down Treasures

We all know the truth of the statement that one woman's trash is another woman's treasure. Look at the phenomenal success of eBay. When it comes to used clothing, there is a special opportunity to c…

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Dry Cleaning Alternatives

Standard dry cleaning practices involve the use of the chemical perchloroethylene (perc or PCE) in the liquid solvent used to remove stains.  Both short-term and long-term inhalation exposure to perc …

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