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10 Sustainable Fashion Brands That Will Keep You - and Planet Earth - Looking Good
Business  (tags: clothes, clothing, fashion, sustainability, responsible brands )

Freya
- 91 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
- 198 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
- 271 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
- 408 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
- 488 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
- 572 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
- 700 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 )

Ray
- 746 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
- 840 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
- 843 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
- 921 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
- 930 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 )

Ray
- 951 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".
Nanosilver in Your Soup? EPA Sued For Failing to Regulate Tiny Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, ecosystems, environment, family, food, health, home, humans, protection, technology, world )

Kathy
- 997 days ago - civileats.com
There are now over 400 consumer products [PDF] on the market made with nanosilver. These include many intended for use with food, among them cutting boards, cutlery, pans, storage containers, espresso machines, water filters, baby bottles, and refrigerato
Stop Up-Charging for Women's Plus-Sized Clothing
Business  (tags: Old Navy, clothing, sexism, lookism, fat shaming, petitions )

Freya
- 1042 days ago - change.org
Every woman knows how hard it is to find a good pair of jeans: a pair that is the right fit at the right price. That's why I was shocked when, during a recent visit to Old Navy's website, I noticed that they were charging $12-$15 more for plus-sized...
 

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