Nettle fiber, nettle cloth

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In ancient times stinging nettle was used to make fiber and cloth similar to canvas and linen. Already, or maybe just because, in ancient times, including in Britain, stinging nettles were used to make fiber and cloth, including clothes.

Clothes dryer efficiency tips

Green Living Tips

If you need to use a clothes dryer regularly, here are some efficiency tips that will help reduce environmental impact and save you money

Are microfiber cloths green?

Green Living Tips

What is a microfiber cloth, what are they made from and are they environmentally. friendly? Find out more in this article

thredUP Used Kids Clothing Exchange

The Green Samaritan

And since their sizes increase with every season, considering gently-worn clothing is the first line of offense before buying brand new. For these fast growing kids, thredUP is a great new way to find those pre-owned clothes.

Rubypearl Clothing

Green Earth Journey

Name: Sunny Haralson Shop Name: Rubypearl Clothing Shop Link: www.rubypearl.etsy.com Location: Austin, Texas Ships To: anywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? I see all of those processes when I look at new clothing on the rack at the mall.

Conscious Clothing

Green Earth Journey

My name is Rose and my shop is Conscious Clothing ( www.consciousclothing.etsy.com ) I live in Lowell, Michigan (farming community outside of Grand Rapids) I use organic cotton which was grown and milled in the US!

Earth friendly clothes washing

Green Living Tips

Pick up some tips for a more environmentally friendly clothes washing practices that reduce chemical, water and energy consumption with little or no extra effort - and save you money

Salts Clothing

Green Earth Journey

Name: Jennifer Graham Shop Name: Salts Clothing Shop Link: [link] Location: Vancouver Island, BC Ships To: Worldwide What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Salts is my job but there are certain things in my clothing that are hobbies, like screen printing.

Clothes pegs and clothespins

Green Living Tips

Caring for your clothes pegs and clothespin choice certainly won't save the planet, but it will just shave another small slice off your overall environmental impact - and lots of small slices add up to a big chunk Are you a line dryer?

Reusable cloth vs disposable diapers

Green Living Tips

Diapers have been the subject of great debate in relation to which is a more earth friendly option - reusable cloth or disposable? Research shows that cloth diapers can have as much a negative environmental impact under certain conditions. Pick up some tips on how to avoid those conditions in this article

Upcycling Extends The Life of Clothing

Green Earth Journey

One way to be green and frugal at the same time is to alter childrens' clothing to give it longer life. I used a circle of cotton cloth backed with Heat 'n Bond iron-on adhesive. Tags: upcycle clothes guest blogger repurposed clothing child upcycled

5 Easy ways to Upcycle old Clothing

Hug a Tree with Me

The majority of the clothing we purchase are made from a blend of non-biodegradable synthetic fibers and petrochemical additives. It is our duty as stewards of the environment to extend the life of such conventional clothing so that they never see a landfill. Recycled Clothing Yarn.

Cloth Diapering

Green Earth Journey

My husband and I have ventured into the cloth diapering world. Guinevere, who is 2 years old, has been using cloth diapers now for about 6 months and she loves them! After trying an electric-free washing tumbler that did not work for cloth diapers we purchased the Haier Portable Washer which we are still using and we love it. There are several different types of cloth diapers. They usually have snaps or velcro, no cloth diaper safty pins needed.

3 Common Myths about Eco-Friendly Clothing.

Elephant Journal

Having an eco-friendly wardrobe no longer means that one is doomed to terrible clothing choices or that one is a. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Funny Green Inspiring (Wow) difficult to find Ebay eco friendly clothing expensive myths reuse second-hand clothin

Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Fashion Ethics?

Eco Chic

Whatever you call them, the market for clothes that make their way into the resale ecosystem is booming. second-hand clothing is projected to continue to grow: ThredUp’s Annual Resale Report estimates that this part of the apparel market is projected to increase nearly 1.5

Solar powered clothes dryer

Green (Living) Review

Solar powered clothes dryer aka the washing line By Michael Smith (Veshengro) I just knew something like a dryer, using gas or electricity to heat things, existed when I was a kid. We always used a line or even putting clothes over bushes to dry.

Review and Giveaway of Skoy Cloth Reusable Cleaning Cloth, Ends 11/29

Hug a Tree with Me

The answer of course is to switch to reusable paper towels to clean up spills and cloth towels to dry your hands. Skoy is a 100% biodegradable, non-toxic, chlorine-free Eco-friendly cleaning cloth made with the use of natural cotton and earth safe cellulose.

Colbie Caillat wants to start a vegan clothing line

Green (Living) Review

She says that she would love to start her own vegan clothing line, which would serve as the culmination of years of hard work as an animal activist and dedicated vegetarian. Synthetic leathers, at times made from plastics, are often used in clothing and fabrics.

B nature - Adorable Organic Clothing for our Babies and Toddlers

Hug a Tree with Me

Honestly, we all should be wearing organic clothing, the world would be a cleaner place to live in and we would be a lot healthier if we do. However, it is our babies and toddlers who will gain the most from ditching conventional clothing.

Why “Anti-Odor” Clothes Stink

Green (Living) Review

A new study finds that silver nanoparticles used to keep clothes from smelling don’t remain long enough to work. What It Means All that money you’re spending on fancy “anti-odor” and “antimicrobial” workout clothes could be washing down the drain, quite literally.

Get Fresher-Smelling Clothes By Line-Drying Them

Green (Living) Review

True, electric clothes dryers aren’t going to disappear anytime soon. clothes clothesline line dryingYou'll save money, cut carbon emissions, and extend the life of your duds in the process. Line drying is back!

Good Guide: How Good Are Your Clothes Made?

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Haven Collective: If Soul Mates were Yoga Clothes. {Review}

Elephant Journal

I think I may have actually gotten butterflies the first time I saw Haven Collective's clothes. Ecofashion Featured Events Green Yoga haven collective yoga yoga clothes

Carbon tax: Republicans in Democratic clothing?

Environmental Economics

A revenue neutral carbon tax is what you would call a "conservative" economic proposal : Two Senate Democrats sponsored a bill Wednesday to institute an economy-wide tax on carbon dioxide emissions, revenue that would be returned through rebates and tax cuts. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)

Istanbul’s Top 10 Secondhand Clothing Shops

Green Prophet

Istanbul’s top ten secondhand clothing shops are easily accessible from the city’s main pedestrian drag, Istiklal Avenue, highlighted in blue on the map. But secondhand clothing stores are now on the rise in Istanbul.

It's time to start thinking about where your clothes REALLY come from

Green (Living) Review

But have you ever stopped to think about fair fashion, and what it takes for clothes to be made ethically and sustainably by workers who are fairly compensated for their labour? ethical clothing ethical fashion ethical living green living

Flax Fiber Goes Mainstream through Major American Clothing Brand.

Wend Magazine

What’s more, Hanesbrands has been meeting consumer demands for comfortable clothing essentials for over a century, and, therefore, only uses fibers that hit the mark, so to speak. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

Clothes pegs and clothespins

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The use of clothes pegs and clothespins (same animal, just different lingo for different countries) is a rarity in some places; particularly those neighborhoods where clotheslines are banned, such as in many parts of the United States.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Clothes. ~ Kristin Glenn

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Green clothes hoarder clothing concious consumerism don''t throw away your old clothes eco clothing fair-trade organice cotton green clothing green laundry old clothes organic cotton shopaholic slavery sweatshops what''s in your clothing

Why Does American-Made Clothing Cost More?

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only american american made Bangladesh brand clothing eco rana plaza sustainable fashion USA

Bamboo Clothing - The Facts - Not So Great

Green Earth Journey

Very, very little bamboo clothing would qualify as sustainable or organic clothes. Very little bamboo linen is manufactured for clothing because it is more labor intensive and costly.

What the Color of our Clothes Say about our Personality.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Ecofashion Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today clothes color personality typesWe often choose colors subconsciously, however, and the colors we wear can also enhance or dampen our moods. The colors we wear depend a lot on how we are.

When Fat Girls Wear Exercise Clothes. ~ Jessamyn Stanley

Elephant Journal

How long will it take major designers of plus-size exercise wear to realize the clothes they produce for curvy bodies tend to be matronly and, to be frank, drab?

Here’s Why I’m Ditching Toxic Clothing.

Elephant Journal

Even cotton and polyester blended clothing still needs to be treated. clothes clothing cotton fashion hemp landfills plastic polyester rayon spandex toxicFabrics such as rayon (made from wood pulp) that are seemingly. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

Recycle Used Clothes at American Eagle

Eco Chic

Too many clothes still end up in landfills—to the tune of 22.3 billion pounds of clothing, shoes and other textiles EVERY YEAR (yikes!!). ” Pretty awesome that not only will I:CO recycle your clothes, but they also make a donation to the SCA. .

Cloth menstrual pads

Green Living Tips

In this article, Kelley from Many Moon Alternatives outlines the benefits of cloth menstrual pads, a more environmentally friendly and economical alternative to disposable products 20 billions menstrual pads and tampons are discarded each year - just in the USA.

Honest By Clothing Reveals its 100% Transparent Fashion Line

Green Prophet

Going to the mall or outlet store to buy clothing is not the greenest thing one can do when the truth is known about what materials the clothing is made out of, as well as where and how it is made. D Grade’s Hipster Trash Clothing is Made Cheap in China.

The True Value Behind Buying Sustainable (Yoga) Clothing.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) eco fashion fashion local designer local fashion lululemon sustainable clothing yoga clothes

The 10 Best Men’s Festival Clothing Stores. ~ Eleanor Blattel

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Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) — Ecofashion art clothing fashion Festival life list men''s men''s clothing summer tips

Fashion revolution! Mom creates clothing you cannot wear “wrong”

Green Prophet

Meet the woman who came up with clothing that can’t be worn wrong. And she did, for her son (shown above with his mom) and for more people than she ever imagined with her newly launched line called Independence Day Clothing. All Images from Independence Day Clothing.

Memories Made of Cloth: A Wardrobe Challenge.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor''s Picks clothing confidence new outfits shopping wardrobe challenge My relationship to shopping has been completely transformed.

BaliniSports: Stepping out of my Comfort Zone & into the Comfiest Yoga Clothes Imaginable. {Review}

Elephant Journal

Ecofashion Featured Events Green Yoga balinisports comfy clothes yoga clothes yoga reviewThis probably sounds like an exaggeration. It's not.

Life With My Kids- Cloth Diapers

Green Earth Journey

So, my husband and I have ventured into the cloth diapering world. Guinevere has been using cloth diapers now for about 2 months and she loves them! When we first received the Wonder Wash we did not have any cloth diapers to use on Guinevere yet.

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