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Here's Why You Should Start Washing Your Clothes in Cold Water - Good News Network
Green Lifestyle  (tags: water, environment, goodnews, clothing, eco-friendly )

Glenn
- 18 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Cold water isn't just better for your clothes and wallet âEUR" it's also way better for the environment.
Petition - Stop Plastic Microfiber Pollution!
Business  (tags: fashion industry, clothing, synthetics, plastic footprint, alternative materials, natural products, prevention of further pollution, water contamination, consumers, changing attitudes, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development )


- 179 days ago - action.storyofstuff.org
Most of us wear synthetic fabrics like polyester every day. Our dress shirts, yoga pants, fleeces, and even underwear are all increasingly made of synthetic materials -- plastic, in fact. But these synthetic fabrics have a dirty secret: when theyâEUR(TM)re...
10 Sustainable Fashion Brands That Will Keep You - and Planet Earth - Looking Good
Business  (tags: clothes, clothing, fashion, sustainability, responsible brands )

Freya
- 420 days ago - alternet.org
Before you refresh that summer wardrobe, consult this list and spend your dollar where it counts.
The Story of Microfibers - Video & Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, green, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 527 days ago - storyofstuff.org
Most of us wear synthetic fabrics like polyester every day. Our dress shirts, yoga pants, fleeces, and even underwear are all increasingly made of synthetic materials - plastic,
How to Dress Well - Without Ever Buying a Single Piece of Clothing
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, economy, saving money, swaps, exchanges, Frugal living )

Freya
- 601 days ago - motherjones.com
And tame your overflowing closet at the same time.
Pressure Mounts to Reform Our Throwaway Clothing Culture
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 737 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Americans dispose of about 12.8 million tons of textiles annually - 80 pounds for each man, woman, and child. In the U.S. and around the world, a growing number of environmentalists and clothing industry executives say it's time to end the wasteful...
From Bottles to Bags: Eco-Friendly Collection Turns Trash Into Fashion
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, clothing, recycling, CoolStuff )

Linda
- 818 days ago - takepart.com
Each bag in the Hamilton Perkins Collection is made out of about 16 discarded plastic bottles. For every 1,000 bags sold, Perkins estimates that 16,000 plastic bottles will be diverted from landfills.
Vegan Leather Made From Pineapples Is Cruelty-Free and Biodegradable
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, clothing, design, goodnews, greenproducts, interesting, recycling )

Katka
- 901 days ago - clearlyveg.com
Pinatex has found a way of using tropical fruit waste to create fashionable, durable, and even biodegradable faux-leather products.
Toxins Remain in Clothes Long After Manufacturing
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, ecosystems, environment, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 1030 days ago - terradaily.com
When researchers in Sweden tested dozens of garments from popular clothing lines, they found thousands of chemicals leftover from the manufacturing process.
Stocking Forecast: 'Robin Hood' Reveals Right Tights Formula
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Clothing, Weather, Robin Hood, Nottingham, UK )


- 1075 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A mathematical formula to help calculate what thickness of tights is appropriate for the weather has been developed - by a former Robin Hood.
Fast Fashion Is So Totally Toxic and Gross - Video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, fast fashion, greenliving, humans, recycling, shopping, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1169 days ago - ecosalon.com
Most textiles aren't biodegradable and can sit in landfills for at least 200 years. As the clothing slowly breaks down, they release harmful chemicals into the air.
Sweat It Out: Could Your Sportswear Be Toxic?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, conservation, eco-friendly, family, health, humans, interesting, protection, world )

Kathy
- 1172 days ago - theguardian.com
It might be hard to imagine that exercise could be harming your health. It turns out that even while you're doing something healthy, what you're wearing while doing it could be cause for concern.
Bow Wow WOW! Disco Dog Coat Flashes Messages to Turn Your Mediocre Mutt Into a Party Pooch - and Has a 'Lost Pet' Mode
Offbeat  (tags: Dog, coat, disco, lights, clothing )

Scooby
- 1251 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
From racing coats and rain macs to less practical miniature tutus, it may seem that every fashionable dog needs an impressive wardrobe.
Big FashionâEUR(TM)s Dirty Secret: How Major Clothing Brands Are Destroying Rainforests
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenproducts, greenliving, green, environment, clothing, protection, Sustainabililty )

AWAY AWHI
- 1259 days ago - alternet.org
"No one wants to see fashion models walking down the runway in climate changing couture."
Yoga Pants': Are Leggings and Other Tight Trousers Indecent?
Offbeat  (tags: clothing, law )


- 1281 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Are yoga pants a threat to public decency? It might seem so after the beloved athletic wear once again made headlines - this time after a lawmaker debating public decency said the pants "should be illegal".
 

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