WHAT TO WEAR TO BE KIND TO THE PLANET
Posted by : Mary Wutz /
Our vote is for plant-based chemical-free wildcrafted fibers. This is not always easy to choose given the current state of the fashion industry. With unregulated commerce and companies marketing "eco-friendly", "green", and "sustainable" fashion without checks and balances, how do we know if what they're marketing is truth?
We can start by directly asking the companies from which we purchase goods where their materials are coming from and where they are produced. If they can't answer those questions, it would make sense to assume they don't know the conditions in which their goods are produced either.
The good news here is that you can vote with your dollar. The more of us who choose truly sustainable fashion (plant based from fiber to dye to care labels), made with integrity without chemicals, and without compromising the health of those beings who produce these goods, the more companies will provide these options for us.
Buying less or shopping second-hand is the easiest way to make a difference, but when you DO decide to buy new clothes, may you be informed:
Click here for the full article in the New York Times.