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  • From Fashion Students to Business Owners: An Inside Look at Nula Kids’ Journey to Create Adjustable Children’s Clothing [Interview]

    Thanks to more transparency in the sustainable fashion industry, we, the customers, are no longer outsiders in the clothing manufacturing processes. We have the resources to track the sources of designers’ fabrics and other materials, the seamstresses who sewed the looks together, and the effects production and shipping have on the environment. Business owners are […] More

  • ReCraft: How to Upcycle Old Clothes into Beautiful Things

    Got holey, worn old clothes laying around that you’d like to get rid of… responsibly? Before cutting them into rags or tossing them in the trash, take a look at the projects in this new book: you might just find more useful possibilities. More

  • Overconsumption Invokes the Six Items or Less Experiment

    As protesters continue to occupy our nation’s streets in disapproval of over-spending and government corruption, some continue to believe that more is better. Consumption is at an all-time high, and consumers are buying more things than they need. Surveys show that most women own seven pairs of jeans but wear only four regularly and buy […] More

  • Seven Sites for Buying Organic Clothes

    It’s really easy to get caught up in going green and saving the environment in respect to the big steps like purchasing energy efficient appliances* or hybrid cars. Often though we tend to forget about the little things (or at least I do). I have discovered, though, that by purchasing clothes made from organic materials that I […] More

  • Is There an Animal in Your Pants? Watching Out for Animal Products

    As anyone who strives to follow a vegetarian or vegan* lifestyle knows, cutting out animal ingredients to some degree can often be difficult. Even with full ingredient listings and information about country of origin for most products, from foods to clothes*, many veg*n folks still find out–too late, alas–that something they used came from animals. […] More

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    Another Green Living Option: Hand Wash Your Clothes

    … and easily trade cost and environmental impact, for time! “Do laundry”… what does that mean to most of us?  It means carting a large pile of clothes in a bin or basket to one’s home washer and dryer, or if you’re one of the many unfortunate bunch like me, you cart it to a […] More