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Ethical Consumer

Ethical Consumer, a bi-monthly publication which helps purchasers make ethical choices, explains why we should care about where and how our clothes are made more...
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Claire Farrell: ‘There’s no reason for Primark to ever go on the cover of a magazine’

Grace Philip

22nd May, 2012

The duo behind eco label Goodone, Nin Castle and Claire Farrell, aren’t afraid of taking on new challenges. Next up: showing the big boys that green is good and persuading the press to say goodbye to Primark and co more...
Five of the best…eco-friendly kidswear

Five of the best…eco-friendly fashion brands for kids

Lisa Stephens

1st May, 2012

First women, then men: now children and babies are the latest to join the conscious clothing revolution. Lisa Stephens rounds up five of the best eco-friendly kids clothing brands more...
How to…give your wardrobe a green-over

Ethical fashion: learning how to clean up the clothing industry

Priyanka Mogul

20th March, 2012

From cotton seeds to high street clothing racks, the Fair Wear Foundation's new film links the myriad processes in the clothing chain and shows how you can make a difference in supporting a more ethical clothing industry more...
The Ecologist meets… Alice Asquith

The Ecologist meets… eco designer Alice Asquith

Ruth Styles

28th February, 2012

The queen of green yoga wear talks to Ruth Styles about the brilliance of bamboo textiles and explains why it’s time to give your iron a break more...
Patagonia store

Patagonia launches London flagship store

Ruth Styles

4th October, 2011

The bright green outdoor sports brand has finally arrived in London. Ruth Styles got a sneak preview more...
Cycling and the environment

How the boom in climbing, biking and sailing is costing the earth

Isabella Kaminski

28th July, 2011

In the first of a two-part sport and environment special, Isabella Kaminski reports on how habitat damage, waste, nanotechnology and persistent organic pollutants are increasingly linked to our favourite outdoor pursuits more...
Paramo

Páramo

For more than 30 years, Nikwax has been a trail blazing company specialising in waterproofing products. Company founder Nick Brown pioneered a radical alternative to conventional waterproof fabrics in Páramo’s unique 'Directional' garments.




Tel: 01892 786444
Web: www.naturallyparamo.co.uk
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Ada Zanditon: London Fashion Week's greenest rising star

Ruth Styles

21st February, 2011

One of London Fashion Week’s hottest new talents, eco-designer Ada Zanditon is one to watch, says Ruth Styles
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Charities suffer as criminal gangs target lucrative clothing recycling sector

Louise Hunt

1st February, 2011

Charities, including Oxfam and Traid, which rely on donations of unwanted clothes are facing an escalating theft problem - which could undermine public confidence in recycling and increase clothing waste, reports Louise Hunt more...

PICK OF THE DAY: ReLUXE Upcycled Cherie Choker

The Ecologist

1st February, 2011

Totally on-trend and made from upcycled plastic bags, ReLUXE’s Cherie choker is top of our wishlist
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What's the most sustainable fabric?

Cotton is a cash crop, but buy organic and help farmers escape poverty

Eliza Anyangwe

7th December,2010

Buying organic cotton doesn't mean you are depriving a farmer in the developing world of food crops, says Eliza Anyangwe of Pesticide Action Network. Rather, it's one action every ethical consumer should take more...

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Eco chic summer t-shirts

Laura Sevier & Matilda Lee

22nd June, 2010

PHOTO GALLERY: The Ecologist picks its top ten t-shirts made from organic cotton, hemp or recycled materials more...
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DIY couture: turning a T-shirt into a classic tunic dress

Rosie Martin

23rd March, 2010

If the mere idea of making your own clothes sends you running in panic to the high street, why not start with this really simple guide to re-fashioning a T-shirt as a dress more...
Turmeric

How to dye clothes using natural methods

Andy Hamilton

26th January, 2010

Armed with a hand blender, a bucket, some wild plants and various kitchen cupboard ingredients you can give old clothes a new lease of life more...
Eco Ironman

CASE STUDY: keeping fit and living green

Kate Herbert

15th September, 2009

On 4th October 'EnvIronman' Jon Alexander will attempt to prove that environmentalism and athleticism can go hand-in-hand at Challenge Barcelona. Kate Herbert meets the greenest ever Ironman to talk triathlons more...

Left luggage to designer fashion

Matilda Lee

1st October, 2009

Two designers were given the ultimate challenge: take suitcases full of unwanted clothes and create something meaningful. The results were on show at 'Reclaim' an exhibition at Eco Age in west London more...
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Second skin: why wearing nettles is the next big thing

John-Paul Flintoff

20th August, 2009

John-Paul Flintoff journeys into a world of sartorial bliss, kitting himself out in eco-friendly fabrics of the future more...
Annika and Kerry

Junky Styling: breathing life into last season's clothes

Matilda Lee

18th August, 2009

A clothing label, a destination shop, and a two-woman fashion powerhouse, Junky Styling has just published a step-by-step guide on how to make its most popular designs more...
The most ethical hat in the world?

Could this be the most ethical hat in the world?

Laura Sevier

6th August, 2009

All hail the rise of the Fair Trade Panama hat. Laura Sevier meets ethical fashion pioneer Carry Somers of Pachacuti more...
Silver rings

Can silver ever be ethical?

Matilda Lee

1st March, 2009

From country cousin to king gold, silver is slowly cleaning up its tarnished reputation, writes Matilda Lee more...
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Sustainable style is a click away

Matilda Lee

3rd March, 2009

If you're looking for stylish yet ethically produced clothes you may leave the high street empty-handed. Online, eco-boutiques offer organic, 'reclaimed to wear', and fairly traded designer collections, ultimately making shopping more enjoyable. more...
What's the most sustainable fabric?

What's the most sustainable fabric

Matilda Lee

6th February, 2009

Unravelling a garment’s green credentials isn’t easy, says Matilda Lee. Instead of fretting about what not to wear there’s a few simple things we can do (that could save money too) more...
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On the crest of a green wave

Laura Sevier

28th January, 2009

A cleaner, greener, more ethical approach to outdoor gear, Finisterre swept into UK shops on a surfing brainwave. Laura Sevier meets the team behind the eco-active clothing company more...

Hemp on the high street

Laura Sevier

21st January, 2009

It’s versatile, environmentally friendly and has a 5,000-year-old pedigree in the fashion world. Laura Sevier can’t understand why it’s taken so long for hemp to hit the shops more...

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