clothes


Reducing the environmental impact of clothes dryers

October 18th, 2012.

If you need to use a clothes dryer regularly, here are some efficiency tips that will help reduce environmental impact and save you money.

Leather and environmental issues

August 24th, 2012.

Aside from animal welfare related issues,the production of leather items can have a significant negative impact on the environment.

Front vs. top loading washing machines

June 21st, 2012.

Front loading vs. top loading – what washing machine should you choose to help minimize the environmental impact of your clothes washing activities?

Are your "Ugg" Boots *Really* Sheepskin?

October 5th, 2011.

If you buy ugg-style boots made in certain countries, it may not always be sheepskin you are getting it seems. Worse still, the animal may not have been dead when it had its skin removed.

Greening clothespin and clothes peg use

November 27th, 2010.

Are you a line dryer? Caring for your clothes pegs and clothespin choice certainly won’t save the planet, but it will just shave another small slice off your overall environmental impact – and lots of small slices add up to a big chunk.

Washing clothes – lessening laundry environmental impact

February 1st, 2010.

Pick up some tips for a more environmentally friendly clothes washing practices that reduce chemical, water and energy consumption with little or no extra effort – and save you money!

Three easy ways to green your closet and help the environment

March 31st, 2009.

Different fabrics and distribution channels have a significant effect on the health of our environment, but there are three easy steps you can take to help green your closet when you choose clothes for yourself and your family.

Pre-loved clothes and the second principle of green living

September 17th, 2008.

What springs to mind when you hear the term "used clothes"? Perhaps you find it a little offputting? Think about the term "pre-loved" instead. You’ll save cash and lighten the load on the environment

Clothes lines – a greener way to dry

August 17th, 2008.

Drying your clothes on a good old fashioned clothes line in partnership with the sun can substantially reduce your domestic chore related environmental impact and save you money too!

Recycling stockings and pantyhose

November 18th, 2007.

Holes in your stockings or pantyhose? Don’t throw them away! They can be very handy – here’s X tips to get you started and I’d welcome your ideas as well!