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Recycle Used Clothes at American Eagle

Recycle Used Clothes at American Eagle

Too many clothes still end up in landfills—to the tune of 22.3 billion pounds of clothing, shoes and other textiles EVERY YEAR.

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The Tailor Project Transforms Clothes and Challenges Consumption

The Tailor Project Transforms Clothes and Challenges Consumption

The Tailor Project addresses everything from my teenage daughter to fashion psychology.

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On Trend for Spring: Five Vintage Graphic Looks with Indy Flair

On Trend for Spring: Five Vintage Graphic Looks with Indy Flair

Guest post by Barbara at Chronologie Vintage. Sometimes it’s hard being a “green” fashionista. We love expressing ourselves with clothing, but we worry about the […]

by × March 6, 2012 × 3 comments

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10 Simple Ways to Reuse That Gift Wrap this Holiday!

10 Simple Ways to Reuse That Gift Wrap this Holiday!

I don’t know about you but I find much of the traditional gift wrap sold in stores to be – how to say this – […]

by × December 23, 2011 × 2 comments

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Heroines for the Planet: Upcycled Bag Designer Monica Ralli

Heroines for the Planet: Upcycled Bag Designer Monica Ralli

She’s a certified nutritionist, eco-entrepreneur, author and the reigning Queen of Green in the twitterverse. It’s no surprise that Monica Ralli, founder of Urthbags, is […]

by × April 19, 2011 × 1 comment

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Jewelry for Eyebrows: Highbrow's Haute Recyclage Looks Up

Jewelry for Eyebrows: Highbrow's Haute Recyclage Looks Up

Accessories for eyebrows? Alicia Lubowski-Jahn says ‘Yes!’ Photo by: Kevin Kwan With so many fashion and accessories designers working with recycled materials, it comes as […]

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Susan Harris Recycled Textiles Offer One-of-A-Kind Style

Susan Harris Recycled Textiles Offer One-of-A-Kind Style

I first met Susan Harris four years ago at her studio in Toronto, and I was like a kid in a candy store as I […]

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Repurpose or Reuse Common Household Items in Your Home Decor

Repurpose or Reuse Common Household Items in Your Home Decor

The following is a guest post by the contributor of DIY-Guides.com, where you can find other useful decoration tips. Photo by

by × August 27, 2010 × 1 comment

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Eco Fashion Designer Samantha Pleet: A Newspaper Dress from Sketch to Reality

Designer Samantha Pleet, who we’ve featured on Eco Chick several times (see her Greenshows runway collection here, and her Fall, 2009 collection here) is one […]

by × July 6, 2010 × 0 comments

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Amazing Art Sculptures Made From Recycled Clothing

Amazing Art Sculptures Made From Recycled Clothing

“The Ocean is the Underlying Basis for Every Wave” (2008) Artist Derick Melander creates large geometric structures from carefully folded and stacked second-hand clothing that […]

by × April 8, 2010 × 13 comments