environmental impact

The environmental impact of fast fashion, synthetic fabrics, and natural clothing. Including production processes, farming tactics and standards, organic fabric, product lifespans, microfibers, biodegradability, and fabric recycling.

Cleaner Alternatives to Dry Cleaning

is dry cleaning sustainable? Chemicals used in dry cleaning are extremely dangerous to our health and environment. The process of dry cleaning is not, in...
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What Is Fair Trade Clothing

A huge question we have as consumers is: are the products I'm buying ethically sourced and produced? You've probably seen a 'fair trade' stamp on...

Silk Fabric

Silk fabric is made from silk fiber. Silk fiber is a natural protein. Insect larvae produce the protein while building their cocoons. The larvae of the mulberry...
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A Fishing Bait Worm May Help Us Tackle Our Plastic Problem

While tending to her beehives, a scientist of the Spanish National Research Council, Federica Bertocchini, pulled some wax worms out of the hives and plopped them in a...

Hemp Clothing

what is hemp? Hemp is an extremely durable and comfortable natural fiber with great potential to be grown sustainably. The fiber is collected from a plant in...

Cotton Fabric

Cotton fabric is made from cotton fiber. Cotton fiber is naturally occurring and grows as a protective casing around the seeds of a cotton shrub....

Jute & Linen Clothing

Jute clothing is made out of the vegetable fiber jute, which is known as 'the golden fiber'. Jute fiber is derived from plants in the Chorchorus...
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Semi-Synthetic Fabric: Rayon, Modal, Lyocell, & Cupro

Rayon fabric, modal fabric, lyocell fabric, and Cupro are made of cellulosic fibers. Cellulosic fibers are created with a natural polymer called cellulose, which is a structural component...

What Is Polyester Fabric?

In short, polyester is plastic. Polyester fabric is a synthetic fabric created by bonding polyester fibers together. Polyester fibers are the product of a chemical...
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What Is Acrylic Fabric?

Acrylic fabric is essentially plastic. Like the polymers of nylon and polyester, acrylic is another polymer that is created through chemical processes from fossil fuels...