15 European Sustainable Clothing Brands To Keep An Eye On

As summer saunters in, wreaking havoc on weather patterns, crop health and our moods, one of the usual distractions (yes, even during lockdown and climate catastrophe) is fashion. Especially summer dresses. But which are the sustainable clothing brands bringing gorgeous dress designs to us wannabe ethical consumers? And while most of the focus of this […]

The 18 Most Sustainable Jeans & Denim Brands

It’s cotton, but hardy and long-lasting. Can’t get sweeter than that, in terms of sustainability. But denim brands are, for the most part, made very unsustainably – with excessive water wastage, chemical use, worker abuse, and more. The denim manufacturing section of the fashion industry is, after all, still part of the fashion industry. And […]

The Massive Environmental Impact Of The Apparel Industry {EarthTalk Q&A}

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I heard that the apparel industry has a huge carbon footprint and environmental impact. What are manufacturers doing to combat this problem? — Bea Wilson, Miami, FL It is true that making and distributing new clothing has a huge impact on the environment. […]

PART 4: How to Banish the Toxins Lurking in your Furniture

It’s almost like a horror movie starring toxins: you, the protagonist, are searching high and low for the dangerous toxins that are making life miserable. You suffer from headaches, breathlessness, and dizziness. You buy organic food, keep your home spick and span, and work out to stay fit. And, yet…you suffer. And you aren’t sure […]

Detox Your Closet With These 27 Organic Clothing Brands for Women

After reading this (thank you:)), are you wondering where to buy non-toxic clothing? This is a list of organic clothing brands for women that you should check out. By the way, what is a B Corp? B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental […]

PART 2: Non-Toxic Clothing

Do you wear non-toxic clothing? Is you clothing toxic? Well, it could be, depending on where it came from, who made it, and how much you paid for it. What? Read on. The clothing industry pollutes a lot. Right from growing the crops (or the animals) from which the textile is woven – to the […]

Week 5: Plan Your Meals for a Zero Waste Kitchen

It’s Week 5 already! I hope the first four parts of this Zero Waste Kitchen series have been helpful. Now that we’ve covered switching to glass and cloth, composting organic material, and segregating waste, let’s attack the primary source of kitchen waste: the food! Learn to plan meals for a zero waste kitchen. “Food is our […]

Week 1: Go Paperless for a Zero Waste Kitchen

Your kitchen is messy. In every kitchen, you need to do loads of wiping, mopping, sponging, and using kitchen rolls with their seemingly never-ending paper towels is not the best idea. Have you thought about a paperless zero waste kitchen? Mostly from the Zero Waste perspective, because discarded paper is a major component of many […]