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The Story of Microfibers - Video & Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, green, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 277 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
- 351 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
- 487 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
- 568 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
- 651 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
- 780 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
- 825 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
- 920 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
- 923 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.
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
- 1010 days ago - alternet.org
"No one wants to see fashion models walking down the runway in climate changing couture."
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
- 1077 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
The Man Who Lives Without Money
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Sustainabililty, business, clothing, conservation, CoolStuff, coolstuff, eco-friendly, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, garden, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, globalwarming, food, recycling, home, society, world, susta )

Leopold
- 1141 days ago - expandedconsciousness.com
Irishman Mark Boyle tried to live life with no income, no bank balance and no spending. Here's how he finds it.
20 Things YOU Can Do To Address The Climate Crisis!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, hemp, organic, Sustainabililty, recycling, water, world )

Fiona
- 1157 days ago - popularresistance.org
My Halloween Monsters scared me out of the research mode. So here is my 2nd Halloween TREAT. These actions will work when you work them. The one thing never to do is blame the poor. Please suggestion more actions in your comments if you wish.
This Laundry Detergent Turns Your Clothes Into Smog-Eating Machines
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, greenproducts, green, environment, clothing, detergents, fighting pollution, eco-friendly, coolstuff, protection, sustainable, technology, design, clothing )

AWAY AWHI
- 1238 days ago - takepart.com
There's a new weapon in the fight against eye-watering, lung-clogging, planet-warming air pollution: your clothes.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, shopping, clothing, goodnews, protection )

Beth
- 1282 days ago - blog.peta.org.uk
Send your leather shoes to PETA and get a 20% off voucher for vegan shoes.
 

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