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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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Simple & Classic DIY Curtains Rods

The editors of Remodelista have featured curtains hung from plumbing pipes and painted branches, but this may be the most novel solution yet: curtain rods fashioned from leather straps. Above: De…

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Kitty Couch: Animal-Inspired Eco-Décor

Animal-inspired furniture and home décor emerges in the design world in a multitude of shapes and forms. The style can run the gamut from the sublime to the ridiculous. First, let's begin here: We'…

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Leather vs. PVC

After reading the 10 most suprising places to find petroleum, it seems that oil is the environmental villain du jour, and it's seeping more and more into our everyday lives. As a Center for Environm…

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Even Cowboys Use Clothespins (and Have Leather Cleaning Tips)

Self-sufficient cowboys out on the range in summer often carry a line and clothespins so they can was a few "necessaries" without having to go back to the ranch or into town. What they have to clean t…

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