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  1. Spring Clean Your Closet With These Simple Tips!

    It’s that time of the year again—to clean your closet. Not something we’re overly excited about; yes, we have been putting it off for a while, but hey, someone’s got to do it. And that someone is you. But before you proceed to shell out all the clothes, hats, scarves and accessories you haven’t worn [read more…]

  2. Ethical Shopping 101: How to Be a More Responsible Buyer

    Love fashion? What happens when you find out that your passion has a negative impact on the environment? Even as a casual shopper, you may be contributing to the problem way more than you think. The problem, according to most environmentalists, is fast fashion. The growing surplus of cheap clothing is creating havoc across the [read more…]

  3. Textile Industry and Water Usage

    Water Consumption Pattern In Textile Mills Bleaching Dyeing & Finishing Printing Boiling Humidification Humidification Sanitary etc. Water Wastage In India alone, the textile industry uses 425,000,000 gallons of water daily. 500 gallons Quantity of water used in the production of just one pair of jeans. Approximately 70 Million tonnes of water is wasted annually in the [read more…]

  4. Textile Recycling How it Help Communities

    2.5B pounds of textiles are tossed out every year. With the help of textile recycling, more people can use affordable, high-quality outfits.   Products that use recycled clothes include Wiping cloths Paving materials Jewelry box lining Baseball filling   The Import & Export Of Second Hand Clothing Is Becoming A Big Business! Globally, the used [read more…]

  5. The Environmental Impact Of Clothing & Fashion Industry

    The global textile and garment industry (including textile, clothing, footwear and luxury fashion) is worth nearly $3,000 Trillion Did You Now? According to the EPA, 13.1 million tons of textiles are trashed each year in the U.S.A American households spend nearly $2,000 on apparel, footwear, and related products and services every year. According to the documentary [read more…]

  6. Recycling Your Old Shoes – Ideas and More!

    Have a pair or two of worn out shoes that are just taking up rack space? Don’t throw them away. Instead, you can start off a number of DIY projects to make beautiful, creative outdoor decorations. From decorating patios, to yards and even your garden, worn out shoes can be used in different ways. All [read more…]

  7. Debunking Myths about Ethical and Sustainable Fashion

    Even though it’s quite clear that buying from eco-friendly stores is the best way to go for factory workers, there are consumers who would still go for larger fashion brands like H&M. There could be a number of different reasons behind this. For starters, these consumers believe in certain misconceptions. Since sustainable fashion is a [read more…]

  8. FIVE AMAZING BENEFITS OF RECYCLING CLOTHES

    Reduce Greenhouse Gases EVERY 100 MILLION POUNDS of clothes has an effect on the environment equivalent to removing 26,000-35,000 cars from the road and the gases emitted from them Save Landfill Space Every Year, 12 Million tone of clothes end up in landfills. Recycling clothes keeps landfill costs down for cities, thereby increasing their available budget [read more…]

  9. ‘PROJECT RUNWAY JUNIOR’ STAR FROM ABITA SPRINGS FEATURED AT ROCK ‘N’ BOWL FASHION SHOW

    Rock ‘n’ Bowl patrons traded bowling shoes for stilettos on Feb. 12 as they bid on fashions with a purpose at Bridge House/Grace House’s eighth annual Recycled Fashion Show.  The reason for the event was twofold: promote recycling and repurposing garments, and raise funds for the services Bridge House/Grace House’s treatment programs. The evening’s festivities [read more…]