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.

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.

J-Cloth® 3000 – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The J-Cloth® family is well known to, I should think, almost everyone in Britain and probably outside our borders as well. The unique design and product features of this J-Cloth® are based on the world’s most renowned cleaning wipe, the J-Cloth® Lavette.

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

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.

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

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!

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

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

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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!

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

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

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

Good Guide: How Good Are Your Clothes Made?

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Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe Good Guide: How Good Are Your Clothes Made?

Salts Clothing

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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

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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.

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.

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

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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

Cloth Diapering

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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.

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

Hanging Clothes in Small Spaces

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The LK471, Foldable 6-tier Shirt Hanger, has got two hooks and can thus also be hung on a clothes rail, such as in a closet, though can also, by use of just one hook, hung over a door or on a coat hook.

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.)

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

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.

Wear your clothes more than once, Kate

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Vivienne Westwood gives Kate Middleton some great fashion advice – wear your clothes more than once by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Kate Middleton should recycle her outfits more, says Dame Vivienne Westwood and Dame Vivienne definitely has a valid point there.

Flax Fiber Goes Mainstream through Major American Clothing Brand.

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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!

Thoughts to Consider to Green Your Non-Green Clothing Purchase

The Green Samaritan

While it may be easier to transition purchases like food and cleaning supplies to more earth-friendly and healthier options, often times it seems clothing is a more difficult challenge when buying.

The Best Yoga Clothes on the Planet, for the Planet. {Review}

Elephant Journal

Ecofashion Featured Events Green WAYLON: Today Only Yoga eco fashion inner waves organics organic cotton yoga clothes yoga pantsTurns out, it is actually possible to become a better person just by putting yoga pants on in the morning.

Ew! I Never thought I’d Buy Pre-Owned Clothes (until I Did).

Elephant Journal

If you are new to thrift shopping like I once was, I have a few helpful pieces of advice for finding those treasures: Ecofashion Enlightened Society Green WAYLON: Today Only Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) donating unwanted clothes fashion landfill second hand clothes vintage

How Living in a City with No Clothing Sizes Helped me Love my Body.

Elephant Journal

Getting comfortable with your weight and making headway with your weight loss goals could be as simple as ignoring the clothing label on your pants. Adventure Conscious Consumerism Ecofashion Food Health & Wellness clothing size healthy Japan overweight pants tokyo weight weight lossSo, forget all the magic pills and grapefruit diets.

How Handwashing my Clothes turned me into the Goddess of Self-Love.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality environmentally friendly gratitude green living handwashing clothes mexico self love self-care Travel wanderlustYes, the grass is always greener. Yes, I have dry cuticles and red knuckles from being a slightly less-than-functional human washing machine. Yes, this would take for-freakin’-ever if I tried to wash my whole.

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My Discount Store Yoga Clothes.

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Maybe it''s because I attend classes in smaller cities, but yoga apparel has never been a high topic of conversation at any of them. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Yoga Yoga Practice buddhism downward facing dog ego lululemon savasana yoga sutra