Gen Z Willing to Rent Clothes to Reduce Waste

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Gen Z Willing to Rent Clothes to Reduce WasteGen Z adults are interested in using apparel rental services to reduce overconsumption, according to a new study in the journal Sustainability by Washington State University researchers.

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. Should we not rather, instead, acknowledge their potential and make use of them, including for the production of fiber and cloth? clothes green living natural fibers stinging nettles textiles

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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

Osokoa produces fun, playful organic children's clothing

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These fun, gender-neutral children's clothes are made from organic cotton

Greener Gas Clothes Dryers

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Natural gas clothes dryers operate the same as electric dryers … The post Greener Gas Clothes Dryers appeared first on Earth 911. Read more here: Greener Gas Clothes Dryers.

Buyers Guide: Clothes Dryers

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People rarely shop for a clothes dryer by itself. It’s … The post Buyers Guide: Clothes Dryers appeared first on Earth 911. Read the original here: Buyers Guide: Clothes Dryers.

5 Reasons to Purchase Eco-Friendly Clothing for Your Beach Vacation

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Do the stories of polar bears, marine life, and majestic animals losing their… The post 5 Reasons to Purchase Eco-Friendly Clothing for Your Beach Vacation appeared first on Ecofriend.

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

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?

Earth911 Inspiration: Clothing Clutter

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Today’s quote is from Elizabeth Cline, an expert on consumer … The post Earth911 Inspiration: Clothing Clutter appeared first on Earth 911. Read the original: Earth911 Inspiration: Clothing Clutter.

Connection Between Blue Whales and Organic Cotton Clothing

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Meanwhile it was Posted by PuraKai Clothing on Wed, Jan 22, 2014. The post Connection Between Blue Whales and Organic Cotton Clothing appeared first on Green Living Guy. Meanwhile the song remains the same! Talk about plastics and toxins in the ocean today.

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

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? Having tried my hand years ago at manufacturing, I know that child labor and sweatshops are the dirty little secret of almost every clothing manufacturer in this country.It I see all of those processes when I look at new clothing on the rack at the mall.

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.

thredUP Used Kids Clothing Exchange

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Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe thredUP Used Kids Clothing Exchange September 7, 2010 With two weeks of school and one holiday already under my belt, it’s time to get clothes that fit my children. And since their sizes increase with every season, considering gently-worn clothing is the first line of offense before buying brand new.

Maven Moment: Salvaging Stained Clothing

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Many years ago, my mother-in-law Lucy told me a story … The post Maven Moment: Salvaging Stained Clothing appeared first on Earth 911. View post: Maven Moment: Salvaging Stained Clothing. Eco a-heavy-environmenta appeared-first clothing earth fashion heavy-environmental living & well being maven-moment story sustainable clothing women

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! Also, organic hemp from Canada and China under fair trade, as well as recycled wool and reclaimed fabrics. Any thing recycled! The dyes I use are low impact fiber reactive dye as well as natural plant dyes with an alum mordant (non-toxic, non-metallic).

Buyers Guide: Clothes Washers

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Home appliances like clothes washers are responsible for about 15% … The post Buyers Guide: Clothes Washers appeared first on Earth 911. Read the original here: Buyers Guide: Clothes Washers. Eco appeared-first buyers-guide clothes earth edition first-on-earth friendly-holiday gift holiday how & buy women

Baserange goes the extra mile for eco-friendly clothing production

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The key to any successful business is the partnerships made along the way. For Baserange, its goal to manage a transparent, ethical and environmentally-friendly garment company is supported by a network of similarly-minded factories

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. The clothing part is my job but dabbling in printing is my hobby. I realized that I would create clothing, I haven't looked back since.

Maven Moment: Donating Clothes During COVID

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Often, these… The post Maven Moment: Donating Clothes During COVID appeared first on Earth911. More: Maven Moment: Donating Clothes During COVID. Eco appeared-first corded-electricity covid customers-from donating used clothing donating-clothes earth911 how to recycle inspire & motivate lectricity-or-the recycling run-insteadMy mom had a lot of customers from her work as a seamstress.

11 Sustainable Men’s Clothing Brands for Spring & Summer Style

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The men’s fashion industry has churned out clothing for more than 150 years, and the… The post 11 Sustainable Men’s Clothing Brands for Spring & Summer Style appeared first on Earth911. Here is the original: 11 Sustainable Men’s Clothing Brands for Spring & Summer Style.

Meet the fashion brand that's turning grain waste into clothing

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RAFFAUF's newest sustainable fashion collection is made from something that is typically thrown away

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.)

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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 J-Cloth® 3000 is the optimal wipe for the food and service sector, and that means for your kitchen and home too, and the environment''s best friend. The unique design and product features of this J-Cloth® are based on the world’s most renowned cleaning wipe, the J-Cloth® Lavette.

Upcycling Extends The Life of Clothing

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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 I am happy to be helping out and lending a few guest posts here again this year. How many of you had a mom who would buy your pants three sizes too long, and a grandma who would hem them up to fit?

KADA's sustainable clothing line is designed to empower women

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The company's products are designed by women, for women with a commitment to conservation

King David’s Purple Cloth Unearthed

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Finding of kingly cloth sheds light. The blue-ish purple cloth was also used to dye robes for kings and priests. The cloth was found in Timna , a site of ancient copper mines. . If you look to the Song of Songs, love poems to God written by King Solomon, you will see mention of the cloth: “King Solomon made for himself the carriage; he made it of wood from Lebanon. The post King David’s Purple Cloth Unearthed appeared first on Green Prophet.

How To Make Cloth Napkins From Upcycled Fabric

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Cloth napkins have more wiping power than their paper counterparts, … The post How To Make Cloth Napkins From Upcycled Fabric appeared first on Earth 911. Read more: How To Make Cloth Napkins From Upcycled Fabric.

The Most Efficient Small Clothes Washers

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If you are looking for a small washer, it can … The post The Most Efficient Small Clothes Washers appeared first on Earth 911. Here is the original: The Most Efficient Small Clothes Washers. Eco appeared-first clothes earth energy efficiency first-on-earth greasy-beef how & buy looking-for sit-with water efficiency you-are

Solar powered clothes dryer

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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. And to me line dried clothes still smell the best. There are folks that claim that you cannot get clothes soft using ordinary washing machine detergents though I would like to disagree with that.

Debut clothing line by Akala is 98% plant-based

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What began in 2018 as a dream to make Earth-friendly clothing for all body types became a reality during the pandemic of 2020. The clothing line is made in the USA, focused on fair trade work, made with quality, and inclusive for a wide customer base.

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? February 25, 2011 Always dressing in eco-friendly, organic clothing is a tough one for many of us based on local level availability, style and some times price, so we may often find ourselves in a dilemma of how to green that non-green clothing purchase.

Cloth menstrual pads

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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.

Istanbul’s Top 10 Secondhand Clothing Shops

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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. Until recently, Istanbul’s secondhand clothing culture had been minimal, confined to costume shops, small racks in antique stores, and “eskicis” — old men wheeling carts of used items around the streets of the city. But secondhand clothing stores are now on the rise in Istanbul.

Mightly kids clothing is GOTS- and Fair Trade-certified

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Brands like Mightly, a children’s clothing company, make it easier to ensure the clothes you buy are responsibly manufactured, both for the safety of the planet and the children. Mightly kids clothing is GOTS- and Fair Trade-certified.

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. Swiss researchers tested a bunch of clothes that contained silver nanoparticles, metal particles shrunk down to sizes one-billionth of one meter thin, put there to prevent odor-causing bacteria from proliferating while you sweat. The next time you’re tempted to buy clothing labeled as “antibacterial,” “antimicrobial,” or “anti-odor,” pass it by.

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. However, for those of us who can dry our clothes outdoors, peg selection and how we use these clothespins can be a part of our greening. Thus even wooden clothes pegs deserve a little care to get the most from them.

Osokoa produces fun, playful organic children’s clothing

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Barcelona brand Osokoa stands as an example of how passion and determination gave birth to a longstanding vision of producing a premium, organic clothing line for children. The company describes itself as an “emotion brand”, a label it proudly wears in its gender-neutral clothing made from certified organic cotton. Related: Mightly kids clothing is GOTS- and Fair Trade-certified That message is positivity, and it’s a theme woven throughout the product messaging.

Baserange goes the extra mile for eco-friendly clothing production

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The original product line focused on undergarments, but the collection now includes an assortment of clothing options. Other natural fibers used in the clothing line include silk, linen and wool sourced in traditional ways to make yarn from yak, alpaca and mohair.

Get Fresher-Smelling Clothes By Line-Drying Them

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True, electric clothes dryers aren’t going to disappear anytime soon. But, as you may find simply by strolling around your neighborhood on the next sunny Saturday, it seems like more people than ever are returning to the tried-and-true combination of sun, wind, and clothesline to dry their clothing and linens. clothes clothesline line dryingYou'll save money, cut carbon emissions, and extend the life of your duds in the process. Line drying is back!

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Eco-Friendly Clothing Care Tips

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Caring for your clothing properly is good for your clothes and the environment. Your clothes will last longer and typically less energy will be used in their care. Whether it’s hanging up the clothesline for the first time or buying eco-friendly laundry detergent, following are some tips for taking care of your [.] [ Eco-Friendly Clothing Care Tips from Green Living Ideas ].

How to Be Vegan: What is vegan clothing?

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You don't eat your clothes so what is vegan clothing about? Here's how and why to choose vegan clothing, shoes, and accessories. The post How to Be Vegan: What is vegan clothing? Eco Friendly Fashion and Beauty Green Consumerism Green Lifestyle Vegetarianism/Veganism how to be vegan how to go vegan vegan closet vegan clothing vegan shoes vegan wardrobe veganism what is vegan clothing why buy vegan clothing

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