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PACT: Clothing That Makes a Real Statement

PACT started out as an underwear company back in 2009, and their story is one of truly sustainable growth. Over the years the company has expanded its line to include an array of activewear while also…

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Why Buy Organic Cotton?

Cotton has really great marketing behind it, but conventional cotton has some dirty secrets. I'm sure you guys have all seen those "Fabric of Our Lives" ad campaigns, featuring happy people snugglin…

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4 Eco-Friendly Cotton Alternatives (Infographic)

Cotton fabric is common in many of our lives, occurring in everything from T-shirts to towels. Unfortunately, conventional cotton is also a notoriously "dirty" crop; even though only 2.5% of the world…

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Tips for More Eco-Friendly Clothing

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy Finding "eco-friendly" clothing can be tough, especially trying to sort out which of the many "green" claims on labels hold up. For consumers looking to make g…

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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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Bathroom: Organic Cotton Towels

Freshen up your bathroom space with some natural-hued bath towels. Here are a few of our favorite environmentally-conscious picks. Above: Organic Bath Towels by Coyuchi hang from a bathroom door. …

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Why You Should Buy Organic Cotton

The Environmental Justice Foundation lists several of the pesticides used in cotton growing: Aldicarb, Endosulfan, Monocrotophos, and Deltamethrin. These chemical products can cause harm to humans. …

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Eco-Themed Halloween Costumes

There are eco-friendly costumes and then there are ECO-costumes. The later immerses its wearer in environmentally-themed garb. I am always pleasantly surprised when an otherwise shy, quiet and even d…

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Sensuous, Sensible, Sustainable Sheets

I'll take cotton sheets over their synthetic sisters in a heartbeat—but the thought of all those pesticides used on cotton crops has been elbowing me in the psyche lately. Looking for organic cott…

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