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Dec 14

Go Green: Sustainable Materials for Eco-Friendly Clothes

In a world where people are rapidly being engulfed by consumerist ideals, the need for a socially conscious and sustainable lifestyle is increasing, if only to keep the human race from obliterating the entire planet. Pollution and wastage exacerbate the degradation of the environment. Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART) says that, in the United …

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Jan 17

Eco-friendly Dress Code Really Works

When most people think about going green, they do not think about the clothing they wear. In reality though, choosing sustainable clothing is a great way to make sure that your business helps to care for the environment while still presenting a professional image. If you choose personalised work clothing for your workforce, you can …

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Aug 19

10 Ways to Go Back to School Green

As kids go back to school you might be in the market for a few new pencils, a notebook or two, or a whole new wardrobe. However there are ways to cut down on your spending and save the environment even at the start of a new school year. Here are some ideas to help …

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Apr 19

5 Ways to Recycle and Make Money

Recycling is fast becoming a way of life and not just an option. Thanks to extra recycling facilities provided by many local authorities, households now have an easier way of recycling their rubbish than ever before. Despite these added services, DEFRA still claim we only recycle 17 per cent of the 30.5 million tonnes of …

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Apr 12

An Eco-Friendly Wardrobe Can Save the Planet

A large majority of the world’s population realizes that in order for us to save our future generations from extreme hunger, famine and poverty we have to ‘go green’. This phrase basically means to let go of all those products and activities in our lives which can lead to pollution or any damage to the …

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Dec 10

Wear Green with Organic Clothing

organic clothingWhen we think of climate change and CO2 emissions we will instantly visualise cars, power stations and factories polluting, therefore it is only natural that when we look for ways to reduce our individual carbon footprint we immediately look to them for potential cut backs. Although being proactive and reducing our dependency on vehicles …

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Sep 27

Make Old Fabric New Again: Upcycling Your Old Clothing

Everybody loves saving money, and there are plenty of ways you can do it. It’s likely that you’ve heard of the recently-developed trend that is “upcycling,” and there are plenty of ways to employ this new idea to liven up your wardrobe for a seriously cheap amount of money. An amalgamation of the words “upward …

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Oct 12

MegExpressions: Upcycling Purses and More


I like discovering upcycled products. I found a great example with MegExpressions. The creations are handcrafted from recycled materials (purses, jeans, shirts, sheets). Each item is machine washable and one of a kind and are sold at art shows and various stores in the Portland, Oregon area. These purses and accessories are special in that …

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Aug 23

Guest Post: Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Tips

back to school

When it comes time to prepare your children for another year of schooling, you’ll probably find yourself on the hook for a multitude of expenditures, not all of them monetary. Certainly you’ll have to lay out some cash for new clothing and school supplies, but the cost to the planet is something to consider, as …

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Jul 25

Product Review: EcoSox


The people at were nice enough to give me two pairs of one of their most popular products, EcoSox, to review. EcoSox are made from bamboo woven fabrics, which makes them highly sustainable. Because EcoSox are made from bamboo they are 100% biodegradable, naturally antibacterial, antifungal and antistatic. There are many benefits of bamboo …

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Sep 15

Clean Out That Closet and Donate or Reuse Your Used Clothing

messy closet

Many people have closets similar to the one above. No, you may not have a robe with duckies on them, but you probably have at least one closet that needs to be decluttered. Don’t just dump all of your unwanted clothing into the trash, however. You have the opportunity of doing something green, get yourself …

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