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New Boy Scout Uniforms Will Be 100 Percent Recycled

New jerseys worn by young members of the Boy Scouts of America will be made from 100 percent recycled materials that are manufactured in the USA, according to an announcement by SustainU, a maker of s…

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Wear Nothing New

"I'm Jessi, and this is my suitcase. But before I show you what I've got inside, I'm going to make a very public confession, and that is, I'm outfit obsessed…But I don't buy anything new." This is …

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Holiday Alert: A Company Curbs Clothing Consumption

Whether you are on a retail diet or not this holiday season, you’ve got to admire a company like Patagonia that has consistently been at the forefront the environmental movement. Very few companies ge…

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How to Avoid Organizing Your Clothes

Although shelter magazines often picture sparse modernist bedrooms that sport carefully-edited wardrobes organized by color (which is usually limited to a Spartan selection of black and beige), …

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Clothes Diet: 6 Items for a Month (video)

Here is an eco-friendly approach to our clothes. Many of us have overstuffed closets and we are constantly being tempted by the fashion industry to get more. But do we really need more? Heidi Hacke…

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Sewing On A Budget: DIY Scarf To Skirt Surprise

Sewing is a hobby with a budget-friendly heart. Making your own clothes or home décor often can be cost effective. But, those who frequent sewing stores know that sewing supplies and fabric can stil…

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5 Must-Have Pieces for an Affordable “Green” Wardrobe

In this uncertain economy most of us are having to put off expensive purchases and clothes don't always make the cut. However, with a few budget-conscious pieces you'll be sitting pretty for years to …

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Green Girl Fabricates Fashion

Spring is in the air! Kind of. More like, I’m getting that "spring-ish" feeling that usually comes in February when the temperature rises above freezing. With said feeling, comes a very bad desire:…

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7 Secrets to Dressing Skinny the Eco-Chic Way

Alright, 'fess up: You had seconds (and maybe even thirds) at Christmas dinner and you haven't been able to keep your hands out of the cookie tin. The holidays have a way of making our willpower disap…

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