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tag: eco-fashion

3 Tips for Buying Ethical & Eco-Friendly Clothes

The fashion industry is notorious for being one of the biggest polluters of the planet. According to Greenpeace’s Detox Campaign, at least 8,000 chemicals are used to turn raw materials into clothe…

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First All-Vegan Fashion Line Graces New York Fashion Week’s Runway

As consumers become more educated about healthier eating choices, Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart hopes they will go farther and start asking where, how and with what their clothes are made. As the founder of V…

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ReTired: Upcycled Eco-Fashion from the Road

According to some estimates, about 1 BILLION tires end up in landfills or in recycling centers every year . Yikes! About 25% go to landfills and half of the recovered/so-called recycled tires are burn…

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Are You Aiding Conflict Diamonds? [Infographic]

In late 2011, Zimbabwe was reinstated into the Kimberley Process. Why is this a problem? Because there is evidence that Zimbabwe - particularly the Marange mines - is still funding corruption through …

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Why We Should Consider Eco-Friendly Underwear

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! Why should you consider eco-friendly underwear? A lively show threaded through with the theme of eco-fr…

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From Eco-Jewelry to Seed Bombs

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! Have you tossed a seed bomb in your neighborhood lately? This week's show ran the spectrum from a GD…

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Healing the Environment Through Spirituality

Laugh, Listen & Learn with the Green Divas - Listen to the latest podcast here! A profound show to say farewell to HomeGrownRadioNJ as we move on to our new studio digs - WMTR 1250AM in June. T…

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Make a Super Eco-Friendly Tote Bag From Juice Packs

The three R's of recycle, reuse and reduce are in full swing with this DIY alternative to plastic bags. This eco-fashion statement, designed by Gail Mitchell of Canadian Living, uses single use juice …

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Green Chi: Fabrics With a Good Hand

When I shop for clothes my hand reaches out as soon as my eyes spot a color and texture that appeals to me, to feel if the fabric has a “good hand.” The fabric hand connects me immediately to my sen…

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Clothes Shopping: Easy Greening

For what seemed like ages, eco-fashion meant oatmeal-hued flaxy hemp garb. Times are changing and this year's New York fashion week even featured some earth-friendly couture designs. But great green …

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I give my old jeans to charity and but my jeans from charity shops

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while I said noted, however, i think the saying "as powerful" is a stretch......good, another option…

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