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Pressure Mounts to Reform Our Throwaway Clothing Culture
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

- 74 days ago -
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 )

- 154 days ago -
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 )

- 238 days ago -
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 )

- 366 days ago -
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 )

- 412 days ago -
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 )

- 506 days ago -
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 )

- 509 days ago -
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 )

- 596 days ago -
"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 )

- 663 days ago -
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 )

- 727 days ago -
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 )

- 744 days ago -
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 )

- 825 days ago -
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 )

- 869 days ago -
Send your leather shoes to PETA and get a 20% off voucher for vegan shoes.
Petition: Climate Parents | No New Coal Leases on Federal Land!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

- 911 days ago -
US coal companies mine more than a billion tons of coal each year, much of it from land leased by the federal government in a program managed by the Department of Interior
No Suds Needed: Waterless Laundry Machine Taking Industry for a Spin
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, family, greenliving, greenproducts, home, recycling, Sustainabililty, technology, water, world )

- 953 days ago -
The $10 billion laundry industry has rarely changed since the U.S. introduced automatic machines in the late 1940's, but one company is poised to clean out the competition with a revolutionary system that uses virtually no water and lots of reusable ..

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