Sustainable clothing and green eco fashion have entered mainstream consumer consciousness with a barrage of recent media attention. But what really is sustainable clothing and is it different from organic clothing?

The sustainable approach is the emphasis placed on production, reuse and recycling of manufactured products.

All product lifecycle stages enhance social well being and support the principals of Free Trade


EcoSpun is a high-quality polyester fibre which is made from recycled plastic soda bottles. Many different fabrics are made using EcoSpun, including fleece fabrics which are warm, durable, weather resistant, lightweight and comfortable. They are very soft to the touch.
EcoSpun can also be blended with other fibres, such as wool.

these fabrics which typically contain between 70% to 90% recycled plastics might qualify as being sustainable

BAMBOO fabric is made from bamboo plants which are the fastest growing woody plants, and one of the most sustainable and renewable resources in the world.

Bamboo requires no pesticides or chemicals to grow, does not use excessive water and can actually help reduce global warming.

Bamboo fiber is a type of regenerated cellulose, that is produced from refined bamboo pulp through a patented technology. Bamboo fabric is naturally anti-microbial, cooler and has the ability to wick moisture away from the body. Bamboo fibre is 100% biodegradable. Bamboo thrives naturally without using any pesticides or fertilizers 

A cellulosic fiber made from wood pulp, also known as tencel®. It is produced by a special spinning process that uses recyclable non-toxic slovents. This process makes it ecologically sound. Lyocell is also very fashionable due to its luxurious hand, drape, and comfortable feel on the body B8_s4_3


Hemp is a very eco-friendly crop. It requires no pesticides and needs little water, yet it renews the soil with each growth cycle.

It's long roots prevent erosion and help retain topsoil.

Strong: Clothing made of hemp fiber is lightweight, absorbant and, with three times the tensile strength of cotton, strong and longlasting.

The cellulose fiber from hemp is used to make many products, including jeans, shirts, dresses, hats, bags, ropes and canvas, skin care products, building materials, paper and many food products. Until the 1920's, 80% of clothing was made from hemp textiles.

Nothing is wasted in the production process: seeds are used to make oil and food supplements, while the stalks are used for fiber. Hemp also produces more fiber per acre than trees, and can be renewed two to three times per year! Ensure your Hemp clothing is made from naturally grown Hemp (Most of China’s hemp production uses chemical fertilizers (defeats the purpose of sustainablitily)

Hemp is resistant to insects, making pesticides unnecessary for cultivation.

In addition, hemp grows so vigorously that no fertilizers are needed

hemp enables sustainability and prevents erosion on the farmed land.

hemp produces at least three times more fiber per acre than cotton plants and produces the most per acre of any other fiber source.
Each year, the energy used

to run an average clothes washer produces about 90 kilograms of greenhouse gas

to supply warm water for washing adds another 475 kilograms

Dry clothes efficiently

Using the washing machine effectively

Avoid "Wash Separately" Clothes

Permanent-Press Clothing
Permanent-press clothing and no-iron bed linens are treated with formaldehyde resin which becomes a permanent part of the fiber. These impregnated fabrics "out-gas" toxic formaldehyde fumes throughout the life of the garment.

Style One of the main reasons we buy new clothing is 'style' WHY?

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