As many as 2,000 chemicals may be involved in making the clothes in your closet. They include pesticides, toxic dyes, and formaldehyde — a known carcinogen used as a mildew preventive in the fashion world (and as an embalming agent in the funeral industry).
Air pollution is now considered the world’s largest environmental health risk, taking the blame for an estimated seven million premature deaths in 2012, the World Health Organization said.
Editorial Intern Casie Leigh Lukes recaps her recent project of sewing her first pair of underwear out of a t-shirt.
Editorial intern Casie Lukes on her quest for sustainable clothing.
Tips to recycle everything from sports equipment, cosmetic containers, clothing, shoes, and electronics.
“We need to move beyond oil. We need to reinvent society, technology and economy. We need to do it fast and we need to do it creatively. We can.” — Dr. Vandana Shiva In July 2011, courtesy of Exxon, 42,000 gallons of oil spilled into Montana’s Yellowstone River affecting areas as far as 150 miles... Read more »