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?

Recycle clothes you (and your children) don't wear with thredUP

Eco-Vegan Girl

thredUP is a fantastic site where you swap your clothes through the mail (kinda like Netflix). You save the drive to the clothing store and you're exchanging a shirt you no longer want with someone who no longer wants theirs, therefore recycling and reusing!

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Jordan’s Abdali Souk revives in new setting

Green Prophet

Hundreds of vendors hawked clothes, housewares, toys, and tools at reasonable prices (outrageously cheap from an ex-pat point of view). Writer-disclosure: I’m a lifelong charity-shop-shopper, scoring deep discounts on old books, vinyl records, housewares, and clothes.

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Yours & Mine Eco-Fashion Arrives in Amman

Green Prophet

A new Amman clothing retailer is hitting all the green lights on the fashion runway: Yours & Mine makes sustainability chic, selling locally sourced, recycled garments in a virtual store. . But that tolerance for recycled fashion doesn’t transport all over the world.

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Recycled Plastic Soccer Jerseys for Major International and Professional Soccer Teams — the Netherlands, Brazil, Barcelona, Arsenal, and More

Green Living Ideas

First, before I get into this cool development in the world of soccer, I want to say that if these teams can get recycled plastic jerseys that are a good enough quality for players makings millions upon millions of dollars a year, hopefully it won’t be long before everyone can, and if you are a [.] [ Recycled Plastic Soccer Jerseys for Major International and Professional Soccer Teams — the Netherlands, Brazil, Barcelona, Arsenal, and More from Green Living Ideas ].

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Newspaper Earrings

Eco Friendly Daily

Clothing & Accessories. She’s big into recycled clothes and jewelry and stuff like that, so I figured one of the things I’d get her would be recycled paper earrings. The company that makes these Recycled Newspaper Earrings is a co-op in Cambodia.

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.

The Donate Movement – Improve, Strengthen, Create A Healthier World

The Green Samaritan

What else is pretty amazing or actually shocking is that despite the donations received, 68 billion p ounds of clothing and textiles are still being trashed each year ! We all know that the the universal symbol for recycling reminds us to recycle bottles, paper, cans and more.

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Fast and Frugal Tips for Greener Living This Winter

Environmental News Network

Dryers and washing machines, for example, take up a huge deal of energy, so wash and dry the most number of clothes in one load. RECYCLE AND PLAN WELL. For plastic bags and gift wraps, recycling is necessary. By: Emily Harper, Guest Contributor.

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olivebrown

Green Earth Journey

i also buy wool sweaters from thrift stores, that i felt (shrink on purpose) in the washing machine, and use for my recycled coasters. (i however, i have had an interest in reusing & recycling since college, when i presented a collection made entirely from recycled clothing.

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Green tips from Crossroads Trading Co.

Eco-Vegan Girl

These days I buy most of my clothes from consignment shops. This is eco-friendly (reusing clothes others don't want) and inexpensive. reusable los angeles electric car shopping tips clothing water ecoOne of my favorite places in L.A. is Crossroads Trading Co.

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Cotton Farmers Bathe In Pesticides

Eco Friendly Daily

If you needed a reason to spend the extra money on organic cotton clothes, here it is. If organic cotton is out of reach, consider wearing recycled clothing—buying second-hand is efficient, green, and leaves you with extra funds to put towards, oh I don’t know, solar panels.

Eco Made Easier at B&Q

Green (Living) Review

B&Q is actively looking at ways of using recycled materials to stop waste is going to landfill. The new carpet underlay is a perfect and prime example of how recycling works. The recycled underlay is available from 284 B&Q at £29.80

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Love Natural Scents? Anjolie Ayurveda Soothes Body and Spirit with Homegrown Herbs

Eco Chic

We are actually selling the soaps in Green Eileen, a new Eileen Fisher concept store, selling recycled clothing, with 100% of the proceeds going to Eileen Fisher’s Community Foundation.

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5 Simple Ways To Be Environmentally Charitable

Eco Friendly Daily

By combing recycling and charity into one act. Clothes: There are many options for recycling clothes. These items are then given to disadvantaged women, who could otherwise not afford to buy suits and other work clothes, for job interviews and work.

Eco-Friendly, Upcycled Clothes

Eco Friendly Daily

Clothing & Accessories. Eco-Friendly, Upcycled Clothes. There are a lot of people dealing in upcycled fabrics and clothes. There is a large market out there for clothing that is made out of recycled fabrics. Save Money on Kids Clothes. Categories.

Artist Rachel Miller Brings Together Environment, Travel, Textiles, Nature and More

Eco Chic

Or, an installation may be created from recycled clothes, yet the subject matter could be about the complete opposite of recycling.

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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. Why is recycling important?

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Back to Basics: Food, Clothing, Shelter

The Green Changemakers

Food, clothing and shelter, our most essential needs, are at the bottom of the hierarchy, providing the baseline (as shown in the diagram at left). Then ask, can we find more meaningful ways to "feed," "clothe" and "shelter" ourselves so that its not just about survival?

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