Ecorazzi Sponsors Charity Clothing Swap in NYC!

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Ecorazzi is proudly sponsoring a clothing swap taking place in NYC on Wednesday, May 11th from 4pm-9pm. Which means, looking through your closets for clothes, shoes, belts, hats, etc. Happily with a clothing swap, you get to recycle those items and bring home new ones!

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

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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.

H&M Launching Eco-Friendly Conscious Clothing Collection

Sustainability Ninja

This April H&M, as part of its focus on sustainability, will introduce Conscious Collection, an ongoing range for women, men and kids, made from environmentally-adapted and greener materials such as organic cotton. The collection is made from environmentally adapted and sustainable materials, such as organic cotton, Tencel ® and recycled polyester. H&M recently announced their H&M Conscious Collection, which will launch on April 14th in all H&M stores.

Wear your clothes more than once, Kate

Green (Living) Review

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.

Pure Rootz Puts the Preppy in Organic Clothing

Green Prophet

Whereas organic food has been a relatively easy sell to high-end customers, organic clothing has been a little tougher to get going. Organic clothing lines are popping up everywhere, including large superstores such as H&M , bringing the trend to the mainstream.

Ecorazzi Sponsored Charity Clothing Swap a Success!

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A charity clothing swap in NYC to benefit HEART , a non profit that teaches kids about human rights, animal protection and environmental ethics. Last Wednesday marked the first of what is now going to be an annual event.

The best environmental photographs in the world

Green Prophet

Picture what happens when the world’s only independent, chartered organization dedicated to achieving a sustainable world teams up with one of the oldest environmental engineering companies to underwrite an environmental photo contest.

8 Ways to Green Up your Wardrobe

Hug a Tree with Me

From the moment we enter the world to the moment we leave it, we are cuddled by some form of clothing. With the exception of bathing and canoodling, our clothes are always on us – they hug our skin to provide privacy, and allow us to shield away the weather while expressing our styles.

M&S aims to recycle 500,000 clothes in one day

Green (Living) Review

Marks & Spencer is calling on its customers to donate any unwanted or unused clothes to Oxfam. On Thursday March 24, 2011, 367 M&S stores across the UK will be accepting donated clothes and accessories. billion in revenue a year as clothes are thrown out instead of being donated to charity shops. We’re calling on our customers to donate their clothes: it’s an easy way to make a difference and you get a great M&S money-off voucher.”

Amazing Art Sculptures Made From Recycled Clothing

Eco Chic

Artist Derick Melander creates large geometric structures from carefully folded and stacked second-hand clothing that weighs between five hundred pounds and two tons. Thousands of once loved and lived in pieces of clothing can’t be discarded that easily. Why second-hand clothing items?

Eco-friendly Junk Removal and House Clearance specialists Just Clear wins national environmental award

Green (Living) Review

The environmental and economic benefits of zero to landfill are there to be seen. Wood went to Eddie Stobart Biomass, metal and fridges to EMR Recycling and clothes to clothing banks.

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.

Landfills Shouldn’t be Laundry Piles: We Are Tossing WAY Too Much Clothing

Eco Chic

Yet, it never occurred to any of us the impact of recycling our clothes. Most of the clothes that we wear—81 pounds per American citizen—end up in a landfill. Out of that small portion of clothing that is donated, only about 10% of it ends up on the thrift store sales floor.

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. The next time you reach for that anti-odor shirt, consider the findings of a new study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.

Suzy Amis Cameron to Design Vegan Clothing, Shoe Line

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As award season 2015 rapidly approaches, Suzy Amis Cameron is working on a vegan shoe line and clothing collection that will make the red carpet more environmentally friendly. James Cameron’s Read More The post Suzy Amis Cameron to Design Vegan Clothing, Shoe Line appeared first on Ecorazzi. Environment Fashion Lifestyle News Top News Vegan anne hathaway james cameron john bartlett natalie portman stella mccartney suzy amis cameron

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.

Hijab Culture for Islamic Clothing in the Sustainable Fashion Limelight

Green Prophet

Despite the modest nature of Islamic clothing designed to honour the religion, Muslim attire is adorned with bright designs, bold colours and stunning materials. Another prominent hijab culture blogger that has helped put this type of clothing in the fashion limelight is Mariam Sobh.

Alchemist Lauren Bowker’s clothes change with climate

Green Prophet

She impregnates her dye into fabric and feathers, then constructs clothing (and sculpture) that reacts to chemicals in the surrounding atmosphere. Other inks are responsive to light, heat and friction, allowing you to “change clothes” without ever undressing!

The importance of teaching children about environmentalism

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Do you think it’s important to teach the world's children about environmentalism? But what whatever the case may be those future leaders are the children and their children and as parents, you have got the unique responsibility to educate your children so they make the right decisions, and that also means the right decisions in the field of environmentalism. Which diapers will you use, which mattress, clothing, toys, etc.

The Case For and Against Ethanol

Green Home Blog

If you’re really adventurous, put on a light cotton shirt and cotton shorts and take a bath clothed. Dry off with an [glossary]organic[/glossary] cotton towel and let your damp clothing keep you cool under a fan for several hours – your kids will love this one!

DGrade’s Hipster Trash Clothing is Made Cheap in China

Green Prophet

Determined to make a positive environmental contribution, the UK-based clothing manufacturer DGrade perfected a method that converts recycled plastic into yarn. Which was all very exciting, until we learned that their clothes are made in China. How to make clothes from plastic.

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

How Cool is Bamboo

Green Home Blog

It has been around for over two hundred million years and can be made into everything from paper and food to furniture and clothing. Tagged: bamboo , ecofriendly , environmental products , green living , green products , natural , non-toxic , sustainable , sustainably sourced.

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How To Make Green Cleaning Products At Home

Green Home Blog

Just rub the mixture onto bookshelves, tables, and chairs with a soft cloth for a polished, dust-free look. Tagged: Cleaning , environmental products , green cleaning , green living , household products. How To Make Green Cleaning Products At Home. Clean Green!

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?

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

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

Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 2: Popular overpopulation theories

Green Blog

These are population checks that prematurely shorten the human life span either through insufficient food and/or bad clothing due to poverty, “unwholesome occupations” (i.e. While having successfully increased India’s yields, the Green Revolution also comes with severe environmental drawbacks.

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.

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.

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!

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.

Las Vegas Hotel’s Green Rewards – Offering an Environmental Option

Green Living Ideas

With the exception of clothes draped over chairs, I did not leave a mess. I also realize that some people need incentives that create a tangible “value” that has them listen and move to participate and take measures to be “environmentally friendly.”

How I Wear Eco Fashion: Clothes Swapper Extraordinaire Rachel Avalon

Eco Chic

Rachel Avalon at an Environmental Working Group Event in her swapped and ethical ensemble. All of this means she needs comfortable, versatile clothing that works for her home base of Los Angeles’ changeable weather and laid-back style.

The Patagonia Music Collective | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

The Music Collective provides us with a way to partner directly with enviro-minded artists and to engage their fans in environmental efforts. Hopefully fans will share their favorite artist’s preference in the support of one environmental organization over another.

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.

Council for Textile Recycling Launches Education Initiative Promoting Clothing Recycling

Green (Living) Review

Website released aimed at getting used clothing out of landfills, into recycling stream Bel Air, Maryland : For the first time ever clothing brands, retailers, consumers, municipalities, charitable organizations, academics and recyclers are joining forces to promote the recycling of clothing and textiles. In the United States the average person discards 70 pounds of their old clothing, shoes and household textiles in their local landfill each year.

Save Money on Kids Clothes

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Clothing & Accessories. Save Money on Kids Clothes. Not only do you have to feed them at least three times a week, but you’re constantly buying things like diapers and new clothes. Eco-Friendly, Upcycled Clothes. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting.

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Aisen Foldable 30-Peg Laundry Airer – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Want to reduce your environmental footprint drying your laundry? Why do I say that drying your clothes on the line or an airer or rack benefits your clothes?

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