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        Articles:
Tiny plastic particles may be entering the food chain - residue from washing synthetic clothing suspected
Let's keep clothing out of our landfills- textile waste can be reclaimed, yet 85% still goes to landfills
Be aware of false claims about bamboo clothing - don't be bamboozled into buying rayon
Can we rely on organic food and clothing? - looking behind the organic label
Wet cleaning vs dry cleaning - moving towards solvent-free cleaning
Slow Fashion - new interest in fashion that outlives trends


Organic Cotton Clothing
'Those old cotton fields back home' are overburdened with chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Promote healthy alternatives by choosing "organic" cotton clothing.

Tips for Sustainable Wear

The cost of clothing goes far beyond the price tag....manufacture, maintenance and short-lived styles exact a huge cost from the environment.Here are ways we can reduce this impact.

Cloth Diapers
Disposable diapers replace one problem with another - a huge environmental burden. New designs make using cloth diapers easier than in the past, and less expensive than disposables.

Hemp Clothing
This most durable of natural fibers is finallly being re-discovered after many years of misinformation. Get over it! Get in to it!

Bamboo Clothing
Bamboo is one of the world's most sustainable resources, and clothing made from bamboo has many advantages. The manufacturing process, however, needs improvement for bamboo to reach it's potential as a premier green textile source.

EcoSpun
All the qualities of the best in fleece garments - warm, lightweight, weather-resistant and comfortable.....and made entirely from recycled plastic pop bottles!

Tencel Clothing
Tencel fiber is made from the natural cellulose found in wood pulp. The fiber production process is economical on energy and resources, and is fully biodegradable.


 



AP - Fair Trade Fashion and Footwear