Category Archives: recycling

The truth about Tencel, Austria and Funnel Necks

Since mentioning it in my article on the eco-friendly Conscious Collection by H&M, the mysterious Tencel used to fake leather/suede/silk has kept me wondering where it came from… Tencel is the brand name for Lyocell and it is manufactured by … Continue reading

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Put the Re- in building

Maybe some of you remember one of my earliest post on Portland’s Eco-Friendly Fashion Week. I heard at the time that Portland was probably the greenest city in the United States. Well now let me rephrase that: “Portland is most … Continue reading

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Thou shall not waste

In January there was a small but meaningful uproar against the Swedish brand H&M for cutting and destroying unsold items of clothing before throwing them (when they could give them to charity – conscious consuming 101, got it?).¬†The mischief was … Continue reading

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There is nothing like home

As I probably mentioned it before, the hardest part about leading a responsible life -for me at least- is the shopping because I LOVE fashion ! In order to avoid buying more and more clothes and accessories I must find … Continue reading

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air water earth

Breaking news : Shanghai is hosting the 2010 World Expo! ¬†Kidding. More seriously, Shanghai really is hosting the 2010 World Expo and it also happens to honour the ecological design and architecture of the future. As pictures speak for themselves … Continue reading

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M.I.A

I must apologize for the recent scarcity in posts, the end of the academic year is drawing to an end and I have been overwhelmed by work. Nevertheless I have not failed at my holy green convictions and after missing … Continue reading

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Little Green Dress

So this is a random post. You all know my love for fashion and my struggle to balance this with my believes in a more ethical and less consumerist lifestyle… I tend advocate counter-growth rather than de-growth… So I give … Continue reading

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