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Recycled Polyester: Textile Test Series Investigates An Imperfect Ecofashion Hero

Recycled Polyester: Textile Test Series Investigates An Imperfect Ecofashion Hero

Recycled polyester is at the beginning phases of what will probably become a fully circular fabric in the future.

by × July 27, 2016 × 1 comment

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Silk Is An Ancient Natural Fabric, But Is It Ethical? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Silk is a favorite of royals, and still reigns as one the most supreme and luxurious fabrics sought after today.

by × June 20, 2016 × 0 comments

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How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet

How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet

“I knew the payoff would be big.”

by × November 3, 2015 × 1 comment

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Is Bamboo Fabric an Sustainable Textile Fraud? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Is Bamboo Fabric an Sustainable Textile Fraud? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Turning bamboo into a silky fabric isn’t possible without highly intensive chemical processes, where approximately 13 different toxic solvents are used.

by × July 8, 2013 × 14 comments

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Is Tencel (aka Lyocell) A Sustainable Fabric? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Is Tencel (aka Lyocell) A Sustainable Fabric? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Soft, renewable, biodegradable and wrinkle-resistant, lyocell, or Tencel©, is considered an eco-textile with big advantages.

by × April 2, 2013 × 1 comment

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H&M's Spring 2011 Conscious Collection: Eco Fashion Breezes into April

H&M's Spring 2011 Conscious Collection: Eco Fashion Breezes into April

H&M is making good on its promise to continue expanding their commitment to using sustainable fabrics. Their upcoming Spring, 2011 collection, Conscious Collection is the […]

by × February 4, 2011 × 1 comment

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Walk in OMBU Shoes and Reforest Our Planet

Walk in OMBU Shoes and Reforest Our Planet

I’d wager that you never thought you could purchase a pair of shoes while helping with the world’s reforestation efforts. But it’s true. We now […]

by × December 31, 2010 × 4 comments

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Emma Watson's Sustainable Style Collection for People Tree

Emma Watson's Sustainable Style Collection for People Tree

The newest installment of Harry Potter (Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1) came out this past weekend and the world could not wait […]

by × November 22, 2010 × 3 comments

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Lara Miller: Eco Fashion's Quick Change Artist

Lara Miller: Eco Fashion's Quick Change Artist

Eco Fashion designer Lara Miller is an Eco Chick fave; her supermodern, often convertible, sensuously romantic, yet travel-friendly designs are deceptively simple but always on […]

by × July 27, 2010 × 1 comment

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Artful Undergarments: Rio Wrenn’s R.A.W. Eco Lingerie Collection

Artful Undergarments: Rio Wrenn’s R.A.W. Eco Lingerie Collection

Portland, Oregon based textile designer Rio Wrenn has a unique vision for lingerie, combining modern eco friendly materials and dying techniques, antique constructions and ethical […]

by × June 18, 2010 × 2 comments