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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 area roughly twice the size...

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 the markets which could replace leathers, cotton...

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 with them, it’s just that...

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 be so many websites dedicated...
Wooed wood sunglasses

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 are unique as they are...

3 Natural Alternatives to Leather Shoes

Leather is the most commonly used material in the manufacture of shoes. It is natural, breathable, comfortable and looks good, but is also costly to produce in terms of its environmental impacts and damage...
icu eyewear

ICU Eyewear – Review

I love sunglasses. I wear them every day, even when it’s cloudy. I find that on the rare day I don’t have my sunglasses with me, that my eyes are very sensitive to brightness....
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Crafty Cotton – not half as innocent as it looks

Cotton is crucially important to the global textile industry and to the economic and social improvement  of developing countries.  Although there may not be any difference in quality between Fair Trade and ‘normal’ cotton, there is...
eco friendly closet

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 "fashionable" is discarded and ends...
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Green Gowns, Red Carpets: Oscar Buzz About Eco Dresses

Three years ago the wife of actor James Cameron implemented the first in a string of challenges to actresses and designers gearing up to suit up for extravagant awards shows: to go green on...

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