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8 Ideas to Shop for Clothing Sustainably
Fast fashion retailers like Forever 21, H&M, Zara and Shein offer cheap, stylish clothing, but it comes at a price. According to the UN, this industry is responsible for eight to 10 percent of global carbon emissions and is the second-largest consumer of water. If you'd like to shop for clothing more sustainably, we've compiled several ways to do that below:
What to Do With Old Bras: 3 Ideas
Closet and dresser cleanouts can be a cathartic experience. Getting rid of clothes that no longer fit or are no longer your style is a great way to whittle down your wardrobe to include only the pieces you love and really wear. Taking tops and pants to a donation site or clothing drive is a fairly common practice, but women are often left with the question: what do I do with old bras? Luckily, there are many ways to reuse, recycle or donate bras instead of tossing them in the garbage. We share a few of those tips below:
Why Hemp Could be The Next Big Thing in Sustainable Fashion
The world needs new ways of tackling any form of waste and pollution that accelerates climate change. As the fashion industry moves towards sustainability, the hemp plant is emerging as a more sustainable option. Here are the 10 reasons why.
Shoes Made from Ocean Plastic, by Adidas
Adidas is releasing a new shoe that is made from plastic collected from the oceans. Plastic ocean pollution is an increasingly important environmental concern, with the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' spanning an...
Green Your Closet: 5 Tips for Eco-Friendly Fashion
Fashion is an important aspect of human culture, but clothing manufactures and changing styles can be tough on the planet. In many cases, clothing that is no longer considered...
5 Exciting Breakthroughs in Renewable Energy
We are currently on the frontier of green energy. Scientists have been busy researching and developing ideas to launch humanity into the future of energy usage. A number of...
Cotton of the Future: The Hunt for an Eco-Friendly Cotton Substitute – Infographic
While cotton may be the fabric of our lives, environmentalists have long been on a mission to lift the veil of 'softness' that is often associated with its production....
Toxic Fashion: The hazardous chemicals in our clothing
Most people know the importance of toxins in products we ingest, but we often don't consider the toxins in products we wear. According to Greenpeace, chemicals used in dyes...
TOMI OTEE: the sustainable choice for golf apparel
Here at Greener Ideal, we’re not only about delivering the latest environmental news and eco-gadgets on the market. We also like to show our support for companies and individuals...
Buttons And Buckles Made Out of Wasted Food
London-based designer Hoyan Ip has found a way to reuse discarded food to create fashion accessories. The designer makes jewel-like buttons, shoulder pads and buckles from food that is discarded, or...
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Does Coffee Kill Plants? The Truth About Using Coffee as a Soil Amendment and...
Find out whether coffee is harmful to plants and learn about the benefits and drawbacks of using coffee grounds as a soil amendment or fertilizer. Discover other natural fertilizers to help your plants thrive.
7 Simple Ways to Conserve Water Around The Home
Learn how to conserve water and reduce your environmental impact with these 7 simple tips for your home. Discover practical strategies to save water and reduce your utility bills, without sacrificing your daily routine or comfort. From fixing leaks to upgrading appliances, this article offers easy solutions to help you become a more conscious consumer.
Living Off the Grid: 16 Brilliant Hacks You Should Know Now!
Looking to live off the grid? Check out our article for 16 brilliant hacks to make your off-grid lifestyle easier and more sustainable. From alternative energy sources to water conservation methods, we've got you covered. Start living your off-grid dream today!
CO2-Derived Electrode Material Leads to Superior Performance in Sodium-ion Batteries
UP Catalyst's sustainable carbon nanotubes derived from CO2 have shown exceptional results in sodium-ion batteries. Learn how this breakthrough technology is revolutionizing the energy storage industry and promoting sustainability.
The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar
The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.
4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals
There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.