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What is Eco Fashion?

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What is Eco Fashion?

According to wikipedia, Eco Fashion is “a part of the growing design philosophy and trend of sustainability, the goal of which is to create a system which can be supported indefinitely in terms of environmentalism and social responsibility.” This is true, of course, but let me put it into a simpler sentence for you. Eco-fashion is a way to reduce your carbon footprint, support fair farming techniques, and look great. Choosing Eco-fashion does not mean that you have to sacrifice style. Many people associate natural fibres with scratchy, itchy, unflattering, and unattractive. This is definitely not the case anymore. So,...

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Trade up your Workout clothing for Organic Fitness Wear?

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Trade up your Workout clothing for Organic Fitness Wear?

Have you ever wondered about the environmental footprint of your work out clothes? As it turns out the common fabrics Nylon and Polyester that are used in most workout wear are tough on our Mother Earth. To make Nylon your need to create Nitrous Oxide. Nitrous Oxide unfortunately is 310 times more potent of a green house gas then Carbon Dioxide. Who would have thought that your workout Pants would be such a polluter. Polyester demands huge amounts of water and lubricants to make plus it is made from Petroleum. Both of these fabrics use an incredible amount of energy...

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Eco Fashion and Organic Clothing FAQ.

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Eco Fashion and Organic Clothing FAQ.

Here at Salts we get a lot of questions about organic clothing and sustainable Eco Fashion through our website and I wanted to take a moment to answer a few of the most frequent Eco Fashion questions here. #1. Whats so terrible about normal fabrics? Why switch to Eco Friendly clothing? Regular Cotton uses a lot of pesticides and herbicides which poison the ocean, near by streams and the land in general. When we use organic cotton we don’t support the use of chemicals in crop production. Other textiles like polyester are made from petroleum which is not sustainable to...

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Your Step by Step Guide to Ethical Fashion

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Your Step by Step Guide to Ethical Fashion

“If you describe something as ethical, you mean that it is morally right or morally acceptable.”  -Collins English Dictionary Ethical fashion is a fairly new idea, coming into the light in the last several decades with the new awareness being brought to the mainstream of deadly sweatshops, chemical pollution and child labour.  A new era of ethics in fashion has been born with companies and customers craving sustainable and heart-friendly ways to dress.  In looking at what makes clothing ethical you can start from the beginning of the process of manufacturing and work you way through to the sale.  Unethical...

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Why Organic Cotton Clothing?

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Why Organic Cotton Clothing?

Salts Organic cotton clothing uses only certified organic cotton. We also use sustainable fabrics like bamboo, soy and hemp. Organic cotton is becoming more prevalent in casual clothing.  At Salts Organic Clothing we have been using organic cotton in our fabric blends since 2005.  The fabrics are healthier, more sustainable and beautiful.  Organic cotton feels luxurious on the skin as well as being durable and an easy care for busy lives. Each T-shirt made with 100% organic cotton saves 1/3 a pound of synthetic fertilizers and farm chemicals from entering the ecosystems. By ecosystems I mean the water you drink,...

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