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. Green LivingSee the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

10 Questions to Ask to “Green” Your Non-Green Clothing Purchases

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Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe 10 Questions to Ask to “Green&# Your Non-Green Clothing Purchases September 27, 2010 While it may be easier to transition purchases like food and cleaning supplies to more earth-friendly and healthier options, for me clothing seems to be a more difficult challenge when buying brand new.

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Topshop Joins Eco Chic Trend With New Green Clothing Line

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For anyone following the fashion trends, there is a clear Eco Chic wave that has been steadily gaining momentum over the last few years. UK based fashion giant, Topshop, has Read More. Causes Environment Fashion Lifestyle News Top News Reclaim to Wear Topshop

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

A Stark Look at why we need to Kick our Bag Habits.

Elephant Journal

Try to visualize it: Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green cloth bags eco green plastic plastic bags pollution reusable bags shopping world environment day world oceans dayIntro: I feel sick to my stomach—this is the legacy I'm handing over to my children. *OR* OR* 500 billion plastic bags per year. Say it again.

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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.

Green Grab Bag

Green Life Smart Life

I came across some interesting green bits and bytes lately, and thought I’d list them here: So just what are “green clothes” and why are they so scratchy? A rather cool “green tech” site. Green lobbyists getting the message: It’s about the economy, stupid. NIMBYism vs. green energy. Tagged: America’s greenest school, Green, green clothes, green clothing, green lobbyists, Honda, NIMBY, organic cotton, Toyota.

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Finding a Signature “Look” to Boost our Confidence & Help the Planet.

Elephant Journal

” And yet instead of buying a whole new disposable wardrobe every season of clothes so cheap they could only be manufactured in Bangladeshi sweat shops, they buy a few high quality items and wear them 600 ways to Sunday. Arts Enlightened Society Green clothes eco environment fashion happiness minimalism self love signature look styleIt’s a universally acknowledged truth that the French are the chicest people on the planet.

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Farm to Closet: Do You Know Where Your Wool Comes From?

Conservancy Talk

But what about your clothes? Animals Biodiversity Climate Change Featured Post 1 Grasslands Green Living South America Sustainable Livelihoods The Nature Conservancy cotton farm to closet farmers Grassland Regeneration and Sustainability Standard green clothing knitting megan latour merino wool New England New Hampshire overgrazing Ovis XXI Patagonia patagonia inc patagonia sheep ranching sheep sheep shearing sustainable grazing sustainable wool wool wool industry yarn

Farm to Closet: The Joys of Dyeing Naturally

Conservancy Talk

After I secured my blueberries , I chose a few more delightful items for color: Raspberries and blackberries for red, spinach for green, turmeric, the ever-so-flavorful Indian spice, for yellow. Featured Post 1 Food Green Living South America Sustainable Livelihoods The Nature Conservancy blueberry farm farm to closet fruits go green green clothing megan latour natural dyeing organic Patagonia patagonia inc sheep sustainable wool synthetic dye vegetables wool

Farm to Closet: The Art of Spinning

Conservancy Talk

Should we ever end up in a world without power like on Revolution , I could potentially own a sheep and keep my family clothed. Featured Post 1 Green Living South America Sustainable Livelihoods The Nature Conservancy Argentina clothes DIY DIY projects farm to closet go green green clothing knitting lamb megan latour merino wool Ovis XXI Patagonia ranchers sheep spinning wool sustainable grazing sustainable wool wool

Solvair- An Alternative to Traditional Dry Cleaning

Green Earth Journey

From the website ; Solvair ® is a major breakthrough in the science of cleaning: A green clothing care technology that truly works. Truly Clean Solvair is an entirely new way of cleaning clothes. Truly Gentle When your clothes are regularly Solvaired ™ it helps them to look better and last longer. Truly Green Being environmentally friendly is at the core of Solvair's design.

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5 P's for a Healthy Pantry Pick Up

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Tagged as: Earth Fare , how to organize your panty , pantry organization [link] 10 Questions to Ask to “Green&# Your Non-Green Clothing Purchases [.] it may be easier to transition purchases like food and cleaning supplies to more earth-friendly and healthier options, for me clothing seems to be a [.] link] 2010 TGS Year in Review | The Green Samaritan [.]

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Sustainable Brands Conference Update: Empowering Consumers

The Green Samaritan

As it relates to my personal “green consumerism&# (yes, I know it sounds like an oxymoron), I have questioned many actions, pondered pre-cycling and packaging, and done my best to green my non-green clothing purchases. Helping to bridge that dialogue between consumers and brands is the GoodGuide and its team of scientific and technology experts who are scoring and organizing the world’s products to include food, personal care, clothes and more.

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Smithsonian Museum Day – September 25th

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Tagged as: Smithosonian Museum Day , Smithsonian Institute blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Product Review: Green Irene Enzyme Cleaners Next post: 10 Questions to Ask to “Green&# Your Non-Green Clothing Purchases Subscribe, Share, Follow, Friend, Connect! Green 2009 2010 People Products More >> From The Recycle Bin 2010 TGS Year in Review Recent Posts How Do You Recycle?

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Product Review & Giveaway: MotherTongues – Wear Words That.

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To be eligible , you must be a Green Samaritan subscriber via email or RSS, Twitter follower and/or Facebook fan. link] 10 Questions to Ask to “Green&# Your Non-Green Clothing Purchases [.] all, organic clothing stores or even lines represented in a shop. link] Product Review: Green Irene Enzyme Cleaners [.] Caucus Institute for her entreprenuerial efforts in this green marketplace.

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10 Green & Good Cleaning Replacements for the Toxic Bad Guy

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Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe 10 Green & Good Cleaning Replacements for the Toxic Bad Guy August 26, 2010 So after I discovered this awful silver cleaning spray polish that has been following me around for years and until recently, was still lurking in the corner of my cabinet beneath the kitchen sink, I thought I would investigate to see what other toxic cleaners are still haunting me.

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Ekyog: France’s Eco Fashion Secret is Out!

Eco Chic

So I thought I had wandered into heaven when on top of all the lovely food and picturesque walks, I found an Ekyog boutique (it’s one of many in France), which sold beautifully made, perfectly French, gloriously green clothing. The Louane dress is made from 100% organic cotton and is dyed (it comes in red too), with low-impact dyes. When I was in Paris last year meeting up with my dad and stepmom, we all stayed in the Marais district.

Shop & Save Reminders

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The Ultimate Green Store – 1o% off your first purchase with code THEGREENSAMARITAN. Tagged as: Kids Konserve , Shop & Save , The Ultimate Green Store , TreeGivers blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: 10 Questions to Ask to “Green&# Your Non-Green Clothing Purchases Next post: The Eco-Impact of Clothing – Voices from The Green Moms Carnival Subscribe, Share, Follow, Friend, Connect!

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Ekyog: France’s Eco Fashion Secret is Out!

Eco Chic

So I thought I had wandered into heaven when on top of all the lovely food and picturesque walks, I found an Ekyog boutique (it’s one of many in France), which sold beautifully made, perfectly French, gloriously green clothing. The Louane dress is made from 100% organic cotton and is dyed (it comes in red too), with low-impact dyes. When I was in Paris last year meeting up with my dad and stepmom, we all stayed in the Marais district.

2010 TGS Year in Review

The Green Samaritan

April : 10 Ways to Appreciate Earth Day Any Day and a product review of one of my very favorite items to reduce the drycleaning bags – The Green Garmento. Coming back to a dirty house sent me into a tailspin to review ways to replace the toxic bad guy cleaners with the good, clean and green ones. October: Pondered pre-cycling and packaging and ways to be a savvy green consumer to finish off this thought.

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Eco-Resolution for October: Pondering Precycling, Packaging.

The Green Samaritan

As we did by thinking through and questioning various aspects to “green&# our non-green clothing purchase, the same can apply here. Replace with cloth items to reduce paper towel/napkin use and bag the dry cleaning bags with nifty items like The Green Garmento. link] 5 Insights for Being a Savvy “Green&# Consumer [.] link] 6 Ways to Shop Responsibly During the Holidays | The Green Samaritan [.]

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Honest By Clothing Reveals its 100% Transparent Fashion Line

Green Prophet

Honest By’s “transparent” green fashions leave nothing to hide. 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. ” This not only includes the fabrics and dyes from which the clothing is made, but even what type and how much energy is involved. Image of green fashion from Shutterstock.

Green Friday

Eco-Vegan Girl

While I try not to consume too much, it is a good day to save money on holiday gifts ( check out my green gift ideas post ). Green Friday tips: Buy only what you, or the person you're giving to, needs. Etsy's Green Friday deals. They sell baby clothing. Green Nest in Culpeper, VA will have some specials. Green with Glamour is offering a generous 33% off (code GRECHEN33). They sell a lot of cool green gifts. They sell clothing and accessories.

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Scrappy (Not Crappy) Scarves

Eco Friendly Daily

Clothing & Accessories. On the one hand, there is the fact that it’s made out of old scrap cloth. Especially when it comes to clothes, this kind of automatic individualism is a really great thing to have as an extra feature. Too many people seem to have it in their heads that an article of clothing made out of recycled clothes will just fall apart around them. Go Green. Green Christmas. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting.

Wear a Green Costume this Purim

Green Prophet

When mine asked to be a frog, it turned out that meant wearing green clothes and not much else. Pirate: Cut old pants in a zigzag shape below the knee, make a hook out of an old plastic cup covered with used foil, and add a bandana, and eye patch cut from old cloth. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I.

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