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  • Sometimes, a T-Shirt Does Make One a Change Agent

    Yep, we’ve all seen those folks who think a progressive message on a t-shirt (or a bumper sticker, etc.) actually makes a difference. In most cases, no: just a bit more action is needed to play the role of change agent. But if that shirt comes from San Francisco’s Lonesome George & Co., you might just have a good argument… More

  • T-shirts Made from Piezoelectric Material to Rock Glastonbury Festival

    The UK’s Glastonbury Festival isn’t just one of the biggest music events in world… it’s also become a launch pad for innovative consumer renewable energy technology. Last year, mobile communications company Orange tested out its Power Wellies (which harvested foot heat for charging phones, etc.)… I gave them some love over at SUNfiltered. This year, […] More

  • sustainablog Approved: HumanWear Organic Tees

    Editor’s note: sustainablog Approved is an occasional series of posts profiling vendors in our Green Choices product comparison engine, and the stories behind their products and green business practices. We’ve already featured recycled paper furnishings maker Way Basics. Entrepreneurs find their inspiration and motivation through a variety of influences: the simple desire to make some […] More

  • Gorillas, Break Dancing, T-Shirts and Skateboards: EDUN LIVE Presents "Made in Africa"

    As our friends over at Feelgood Style have noted, EDUN Apparel, the company founded by Ali Hewson (wife of U2 frontman Bono), isn’t just in the business of making stylish green clothing.  The company’s vision includes using trade (rather than aid) to support sustainable community development in the developing world, and encouraging the fashion industry […] More