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 Living

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

The Green Samaritan

I venture to say that the average city does not have many, if any at all, organic clothing stores or even lines represented in a shop. So in the meantime, how can a new clothing purchase be as “green&# as it can be when the item isn’t?

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Topshop Joins Eco Chic Trend With New Green Clothing Line

Eccorazzi

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?

The Green Samaritan

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?

The Eco-Impact of Clothing – Voices from The Green Moms Carnival

The Green Samaritan

As you may know, the Green Moms Carnival takes on a different topic each month and brings together the thoughts of other green mom bloggers. And I love your name: Green Samiritan!

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

Conservancy Talk

But what about your clothes?

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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.

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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.

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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

The Green Samaritan

Tagged as: Earth Fare , how to organize your panty , pantry organization [link] 10 Questions to Ask to “Green&# Your Non-Green Clothing Purchases [.] 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.

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Smithsonian Museum Day – September 25th

The Green Samaritan

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2010 173

Product Review & Giveaway: MotherTongues – Wear Words That.

The Green Samaritan

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.

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10 Green & Good Cleaning Replacements for the Toxic Bad Guy

The Green Samaritan

Exchange This Toxic Bad Guy For This Green & Good Guy 1. Wipe (diligently) with microfiber or soft cloth. Microfiber cloth works great all by itself 8. Always a cloth duster with nothing on it. link] Product Review: Green Irene Enzyme Cleaners [.]

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Shop & Save Reminders

The Green Samaritan

The Ultimate Green Store – 1o% off your first purchase with code THEGREENSAMARITAN. 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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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. 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.

2010 169

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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. Go Green. Green Christmas.

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