Category: Eco-Fashion

health and sustainability

Save The Rainforest Some people proudly wear buttons proclaiming, “Save the Rainforest.” Now they can also wear buttons that actually do help save the rainforest. Thanks to an ongoing program that links human needs with conservation practices, tagua nuts from South American rainforests are being used to make ivory-like buttons for more than 30 clothing […]

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health and sustainability

Recycled Shoes Incorporating such diverse items as coffee filters, old tires and plastic left over from the production of disposable diapers, an Oregon company has created a walking shoe made entirely of recycled materials. Julie Lewis, founder of DejaShoes, says the shoe meets all the technical qualifications of a good walking shoe, including a beveled […]

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