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Eco-friendly / Environmentally-friendly Fashion (Clothing and Textiles)

Date : 2011-03-17 09:55:25

DescriptionWhen moving to an environmentally-friendly lifestyle, one of the key elements to consider is fashion. Did you know that growing cotton uses 22.5 percent of all the insecticides used globally? Growing enough cotton for one t-shirt requires 257 gallons of water. On top of that, bleaching and then dyeing the resulting fabric creates toxins that flow into our ecosystem. The use of rayon for clothing is contributing to the rapid depletion of the world's forests. Petroleum-based products are detrimental to the environment on many levels. Fortunately there are alternatives. ...

Name of InstitutionEco-friendly / Environmentally-friendly Fashion (Clothing and Textiles)

Author(s) NameGiulia Macola

Added/Updated byGiulia Macola

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