Category Archives: Climate Change

The #art of #slowfashion

This video is a bit older, but still contains some great information!

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#upcycling #tires as building material

I recently wrote a pair of posts on the global waste tyre problem, and how we can reduce, reuse and recycle the billion plus tyres discarded every year. There’s one further use that I’ve been saving for a Friday, when I like to write about sustainable buildings. Because if you’ve a vast stock of heavy, […]

via Waste tyres as a building material — Make Wealth History

Can the fashion industry help our water? — Site Title #notofastfashion

On July 19th, 2017, I read an article called, “Will the Apparel Industry Actually be Able to Improve Water Sustainability?” This was written by Genevieve Scarano. This article was about clothing consuming a lot of water and its waste not being recycled. The industry could minimize its carbon footprint and foster more eco-friendly water use […]

via Can the fashion industry help our water? — Site Title

#Conservation News

June 2017 was the third-hottest June ever recorded, the 41st June in a row — and the 390th consecutive month — that saw the average global temperature rise above the 20th-century average. Not only that, but January-to-June 2017 was the second-hottest January-to-June ever recorded. All of which means that 2017 is on pace to be…

via Halfway through the year, 2017 is on pace to be the second warmest on record — Conservation news

Summer Sales from @Good Cloth

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This stylish #vegan messenger bag fits all your work (or #weekend!) necessities. Perfect for #work and #travel.

 

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Good Cloth’s #vegan leather cork designs are 30% off. These award-winning items will keep you in #sustainable #style.

 

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This award-winning #yoga mat bag will keep you in style and can carry a variety of goods, like your favorite vino and a small blanket for a midday park getaway.

 

 

How to Build an Ethical and Sustainable Wardrobe Via The Good Blog @shopgoodcloth

Shop, purge, repeat. My relationship with fashion was toxic. Every other week I’d buy a dress, a sweater, a new necklace. Twenty bucks here and there added up to hundreds of dollars per month, and as a grad student I was always wondering how to pay off my credit card and get out of debt.

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A Video Worth Watching – They issue coupons too! @unilever

Unilever is one of the largest publicly traded benefit corporations in existence.

They own quite a few brands such as Lipton, Seventh Generation, Knorr, Ben and Jerry’s, Hellmans, and Talenti Gelato.

They give the planet and people the same consideration as profit.

You can regularly find coupons for their products HERE:

#SALE: Good Cloth’s #vegan leather cork designs are 30% off. These award-winning items will keep you in #sustainable #style. @shopgoodcloth

SUMMER SALE!! THESE WILL NOT LAST LONG! FEATURED ITEMS FROM GOOD CLOTH. A BENEFIT CORPORATION.

This stylish #vegan messenger bag fits all your work (or #weekend!) necessities. Perfect for #work and #travel.
This award-winning #yoga mat bag will keep you in style and can carry a variety of goods, like your favorite vino and a small blanket for a midday park getaway.

Neonicotinoids threaten animals — Dear Kitty. Some blog

From Greenpeace: Neonicotinoids: A serious threat for flower-hopping life-bringers and many more animals Blogpost by Anne Valette – 12 January, 2017 at 9:00 At this point most people know about neonicotinoids and the serious risk they pose to honey bees. Bees are a link in a chain of biodiversity and pollination of incredible value to […]

via Neonicotinoids threaten animals — Dear Kitty. Some blog