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UC Davis Scientists Use Bacteria to Make Eco-Friendlier Artificial Scents

UC Davis Scientists Use Bacteria to Make Eco-Friendlier Artificial Scents

Photo by Shutterstock From perfumes to paints and artificial flavorings, most chemicals produced on an industrialized scale are derived from oil and gas. To bring commercial scents and tastes back to the

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Eliza Bennett Embroiders Her Flesh as a Statement on “Women’s Work”

Eliza Bennett Embroiders Her Flesh as a Statement on “Women’s Work”

Textile manipulation, embroidery, and ornamental decoration have long been seen as residing within the realm of the private feminine. Backbreaking and dirty manual labor is traditionally within the very

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Brigid KO Upcycles Discarded Inner Tubes Into Edgy Pleather Couture

Brigid KO Upcycles Discarded Inner Tubes Into Edgy Pleather Couture

Where most see a punctured bike inner tube as a frustrating and inconvenient nuisance, designer Brigid Oesterling of Brigid KO sees an opportunity. Her dark, edgy line of clothing and accessories take

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Corr Blimey Creates Low-Waste Clothing, Designed to be Repurposed

Corr Blimey Creates Low-Waste Clothing, Designed to be Repurposed

Canberra, Australia is a city fortunate to claim designers Lousia de Smet and Steven Wright as its own. As the founders of Corr Blimey, the duo have been electrifying the fashion scene in the area since

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Remedios Vincent Recycles Antique Tools Into Cunning Accessories

Remedios Vincent Recycles Antique Tools Into Cunning Accessories

There once was a time before the appearance of big box stores when tools were crafted as both objects of utility and beauty. With not a speck in plastic in sight, these objects shone in metal, brass,

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UpCouture’s Organic-Cotton Tees Are Designed to Improve Your Posture

UpCouture’s Organic-Cotton Tees Are Designed to Improve Your Posture

No matter what you are wearing, a good posture helps transmit an aura of confidence that helps to make almost any outfit look attractive. The Up T-shirt from French label, UpCouture uses organic cotton

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“Metamorph” by Thieves: One Sustainable Dress, Over 20 Ways to Wear It

“Metamorph” by Thieves: One Sustainable Dress, Over 20 Ways to Wear It

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Your Anti-Dandruff Shampoo Could Be Harming Aquatic Life, Says Study

Your Anti-Dandruff Shampoo Could Be Harming Aquatic Life, Says Study

Photo by Shutterstock Battling dandruff is enormously unpleasant, but it turns out the remedy for an itchy, flaky scalp is far more damaging than the presence of snow drifts on your shoulder. A recent

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Upcycling Fashion Store Showcases Europe’s Finest Sustainable Designs

Upcycling Fashion Store Showcases Europe’s Finest Sustainable Designs

Photos by Chiara Bonetti From DIY trendsetters to high-end designers, upcycling has become a sustainable new trend within the fashion industry. The Upcycling Fashion Store in Berlin has emerged as a

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DaDa’s Underwear Club Delivers Eco-Friendly Men’s Undies Every Quarter

DaDa’s Underwear Club Delivers Eco-Friendly Men’s Undies Every Quarter

Luxury clothing should mean that the quality of the fabric is as good to the environment as it is to your body. UK designer Hamish Lawson is the creator of the DaDa Quarterly Underwear Club delivers

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The Up-Shirt: A Tee With the World’s Smallest Environmental Footprint

The Up-Shirt: A Tee With the World’s Smallest Environmental Footprint

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Textile Recycling Significantly Reduces Greenhouse Gases, Says EPA

Textile Recycling Significantly Reduces Greenhouse Gases, Says EPA

Photo by Shutterstock In the effort to curb greenhouse-gas emissions, a great deal of energy has been directed towards recycling, driving less, and reducing power plant pollution. In a recent report, the

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Belle Helmets Creates Hand-Painted Designs for Every Cyclist’s Personality

Belle Helmets Creates Hand-Painted Designs for Every Cyclist’s Personality

When on a bicycle, safety is of paramount importance. Danielle Baskin’s line of hand-painted, graphic helmets allows riders to showcase their good sense. Her company, Belle Helmets offers

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Emi & Eve Recycle Cambodian Bullets, Bomb Casings Into Jewelry

Emi & Eve Recycle Cambodian Bullets, Bomb Casings Into Jewelry

To Emi & Eve founder Cassandra Postema, fashion is about adorning oneself with what resonates with what is on the inside. Each item should have a story and meaning behind its composition, be made from

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90 Percent of Australia’s Fashion Retailers Are Profiting From Child Labor

90 Percent of Australia’s Fashion Retailers Are Profiting From Child Labor

Photo by Lizette Potgieter/Shutterstock The first Australian Fashion Report was launched this week by Baptist World Aid in order to assess the practices of 40 companies owning 128 clothing brands in

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Sword & Plough Hires Veterans to Repurpose Military Surplus Into Bags

Sword & Plough Hires Veterans to Repurpose Military Surplus Into Bags

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Help Raven + Lily Partner With Maasai Artisans, End Female Genital Mutilation

Help Raven + Lily Partner With Maasai Artisans, End Female Genital Mutilation

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Hollie Paxton’s “Rubbish” Jewelry Questions the Value of Everyday Trash

Hollie Paxton’s “Rubbish” Jewelry Questions the Value of Everyday Trash

Generally speaking, most people consciously try not to look “trashy” when choosing an outfit or accessories for their wardrobe. Yet, there is something alluring about the shape and shine of

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