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HOW SYNTHETIC FABRICS TURN AQUATIC LIFE INTO PLASTIC

Synthetic material are increasingly used in the retail industry because they are cheaper than natural fabrics, and the industry even promotes certain of their properties such as wrinkling less or drying faster. But they also pollute more than natural fabrics, notably because of the spread of microfibers they cause in our waters. Microfibers – tiny threads shed from fabric –…

As we all know exercising is greatly beneficial to the human body. Few, however, acknowledge the specific benefits of exercise on the human brain and focus mostly on aesthetical benefits (ie, big muscles). We won’t deny that good looks and feeling confident in your own body is great. Still, we believe the functioning of your brain will probably take you…

IS WEARING ORGANIC AS IMPORTANT AS EATING ORGANIC ?

In the last decades the consensus over the advantages of eating organic food have been increasingly known to a wider public and adopted as a consumer choice by many. Although this is greatly positive progress, it would be phony (not to say quite damn idiotic) to believe that organic production should be applied exclusively to the parameters of the food…

4 ECO-FRIENDLY FABRICS THAT WILL SAVE YOUR HEALTH AND MOTHER EARTH

In a recent post we explained the detrimental effects of inorganic apparel (which unfortunately represents the majority of the textile industry). You will find here all the fabric alternatives that can truly make a difference for both your health and our cherished planet when produced organically: Organic cotton—More than 25 percent of the world’s pesticides are used in conventional cotton production according…

MICRO PLASTIC – WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE EAT IT ?

In a recent article we revealed how laundering our clothes leads to microfibers and micro plastic entering our ecosystems, notably by infiltrating the waste washing water that enters pipelines, and then escapes streaming from treatment plants to end up in the aquatic life of rivers, oceans, and lakes. Once in the ecosystem these micro particles get absorbed by algae and eaten by…

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