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The 10-Step Guide to Creating a Sustainable Wardrobe

Fast fashion is notorious for polluting the environment. It's simply un-sustainable. In contrast, slow fashion emphasizes mindful consumerism as a way of protecting the environment. Creating a sustainable wardrobe takes time and effort, but the payoffs are great. Read on for 10 easy steps to get you started assembling an Eco-friendly wardrobe.
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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:
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How to make Fashion More Sustainable in 2022

It's no secret that the fashion industry has a big impact on the environment. From the water used to grow cotton to the toxic dyes used to color garments, fashion comes with a high environmental cost. In recent years, there has been a growing movement to make fashion more sustainable. Here are a few ways that the industry could make a difference in 2022:
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10 Reasons Why We Need to Put an End to Fast Fashion

Slow fashion promotes choosing clothing that is sourced, produced, and distributed in a sustainable way instead of going to the nearest department store and buying things that are mass-produced and will only last for a short season. Here are 10 reasons you should consider ditching fast fashion:
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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.
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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...

Pineapples Could Be Our Sustainable Answer to Leather!

Wait. Did you just say pineapples? Yup, you read that right – Pineapples. Made from the discarded leaves of pineapples, Piñatex - piña is Spanish for pineapple - is a new textile hitting...

PETA’s Shocking Video Exposes The Truth Behind “Origin Assured” Fur

I, like many animal rights advocates, can be a little dismissive when it comes to PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). It’s not that I don’t completely disagree...

Dear Vivienne Westwood: Stop Shaming People Who Can’t Afford to go Green

Most people who try to live environmentally friendly lives, do so in the full knowledge that it’s not easy, nor is it always cheap. If it were, there wouldn’t...
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Review: WOOED Wood Sunglasses

WOOED is a San Francisco based company that fashions interesting items out of reclaimed wood and sells them online to discerning buyers. Their catalog contains attractive cufflinks and sunglass frames which...

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Before you toss any bits of material, try some of these recycling and upcycling ideas. You'll reduce your waste and give new life to an old fabric!
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Are Vertical Farms the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.

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