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How Green Are Your Jeans?


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

Cher
- 748 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Jeans are one of the most widely worn articles of clothing in the U.S. Millions of pairs are produced every year. Our wardrobes are filled with different styles, fits, and shades of denim. Women, especially, search for the latest pair-skinnies, flair



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Danuta Watola (1217)
Friday December 7, 2012, 5:44 am
Noted
 

Nyack Clancy (453)
Friday December 7, 2012, 7:06 am
Now?... there is a contradiction-

"There are several jean companies such as ReUse and Levi Strauss that are environmentally conscious in their jean production. By doing some research on jean company production before you buy your jeans, you will be helping out the environment in a small way."


Just yesterday, Greenpeace announce Levi's are toxic
 

tasunka m. (338)
Friday December 7, 2012, 7:51 am
Nyack,you took the question right out of my mind (shut the door on your way out,thanks)
Just signed a petition yesterday against Levis.
Been wearing them most of my life,so are they evil or not?
 

(0)
Friday December 7, 2012, 12:49 pm
Apparently they can also be toxic with chemicals that shouldn't be worn next to the skin!
 

(0)
Friday December 7, 2012, 12:50 pm
btw...Levis are on the toxic list in another article here at Care 2.
 

Thomas P. (468)
Friday December 7, 2012, 2:25 pm
Noted....thanks Cher.
 

Ben Oscarsito (358)
Friday December 7, 2012, 2:40 pm
Do I trust Levi Strauss...??? -NO, I don't!
 

Robert O. (12)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 12:42 am
Thanks Cher.
 

Helle H. (21)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 7:39 am
Noted.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 10:23 am
If you really want to be conscious and responsible in your apparel or jeans then all these companies should switch to hemp. Cotton is one of the worst crops grown for water use; insecticides and fertilizers and for leaching nutrients out of the soil.
 

g d c. (0)
Saturday December 8, 2012, 11:53 am
ty
 

Sherri O. (257)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 1:31 am
Never wear them.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 4:52 am
noted, thank you Cher
 
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