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patchwork quilt

How to… make your own patchwork quilt

Rebecca Campbell

23rd March, 2012

Pretty, practical and the perfect way to make the most of old clothes, patchwork quilts are the coolest way to give your home a shot of upcycled style 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...
Behind the Label Supplement 2011

Behind the Label: read and download the best articles

The Ecologist has produced a printable PDF magazine of the best articles from our popular Behind the Label series more...
organic clothes

Ask the Ecologist: cotton, hemp and bamboo - which is the green choice?

Ruth Styles

22nd June, 2011

Green Living Editor Ruth Styles answers your eco-lifestyle dilemmas. This week, we're talking textiles more...
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Behind the Label: Comfort Fabric Softener

Pat Thomas

12th February, 2009

Soft towels, fluffy fleeces and synthetic fabrics don’t cling. What’s not to like? Well, try skin irritation, increased flammability and environmental pollution, for starters. It seems the average bottle of fabric softener has a dark side. 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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