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Buying second-hand products as a means to saving money and resources is kind of a no-brainer: gently used items will always cost you less, and you’re making more efficient use of the materials and energy that went into creating them. Taking your thrift shopping online expands the possibilities of finding just the right thing…
Mixing Fast Fashion and Sustainability Can Educate Shoppers, Create ‘Closed-Loop’ Garments for the Masses
Mainstream markets can’t continue to do business as usual and ignore customers’ demands for sustainable clothing. They risk irreversible damage to their reputations and loss of profits. And at the end of the day all businesses, sustainable or not, must make a profit to be successful.
Environmentally and socially conscious consumers have taken the idea of “voting with their wallets” to heart and empowered themselves to make global changes one purchase at a time. Accounting for these choices is necessary to really keep track of where your money is going, though… and personal financial software can help on this front.
These recent winter days, temperatures are hovering in the low teens, and nighttime temperatures plummet to 0º or below. This is the first winter I got a hold of some wool socks, and boy oh boy, I can easily claim they have revolutionized my winter comfort. I will never go back to wearing socks other […]
It’s really easy to get caught up in going green and saving the environment in respect to the big steps like purchasing energy efficient appliances* or hybrid cars. Often though we tend to forget about the little things (or at least I do). I have discovered, though, that by purchasing clothes made from organic materials that I […]
If you’re looking for organic clothing for your own wardrobe, you’ve got plenty of choices… from high-end design houses to Wal-Mart, you can find apparel made from organic cotton and other greener materials in wide range of styles, and, more and more, for reasonable prices. But what about clothing for your little ones? Apparently, that’s […]
Editor’s note: Most weeks, we feature product reviews from our friends at Life Goggles. In this week’s post, though, Joel takes a look at British retailer Marks & Spencer’s innovative approach to dealing with products at the end of their useful lives: clothing recycling. This post was originally published on Tuesday, April 8, 2008. For […]