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What is the difference between organic and non-organic cotton?

Cotton is known as “the fabric of our lives”. It´s a loved and universal fiber which is used for bedsheets, bath towels, clothes and more. However, not all cotton is the same. Cotton is a natural fiber which is, in general, better than chemical fibers like polyester that don´t biodegrade. Organic cotton is as the name suggests, better than non-organic cotton which has been used for centuries. Organic cotton is not a perfect solution in the sustainable fabric universe but it is better and purer than the “conventional cotton”, as it is often referred to. So, let´s dive in.  What...

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What is sustainable fashion?

Sustainable Fashion can mean a lot of different things to different people and fashion brands. For me, sustainable fashion means a SUPPORTABLE FASHION which is clothes that I love to support wear because I can identify with them. Of course, fashion is a form of self-expression but I mean garments that also meet my social and environmental expectations.  “What the heck is social and environmental expectations.”, you might ask. Believe me, I understand you because I have been exactly where you are! Until I heard about the collapse of the Rana Plaza textile factory in Bangladesh in 2013, I didn´t even know that...

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Friedensreich Hundertwasser - ideas about sustainability

Friedensreich Hundertwasser  - his ideas behind his architecture as an inspiration for the meaning of fashion“I would like to encourage architects to build more beautiful and individual houses, in harmony with nature and observing human dreams.” - Hundertwasser   Friedensreich Hundertwasser didn´t like the “big fashion stars” who announce the new trends of the season and what you should or shouldn´t wear in the next spring/summer or fall/winter. Instead, Hundertwasser sometimes wore his pajamas all day long and two different pairs of socks or didn't tie his shoes. Fashion critics would call this a Fashion sin. But in the 21st century...

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Serious consequences of our plastic waste for the planet

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   𝐖𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐡 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐛𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐥𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐬'𝐬 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐡? a) disposable lighters b) squid beaks c) bottle caps d) plastic toys e) all of the above Guess what? It´s sad but true. It´s all of the above. Although albatrosses prefer squid and fish eggs, they will eat any floating objects including plastic trash. 𝐸𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑝𝑙𝑎𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑐 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑠ℎ 𝑝𝑟𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑚 𝑓𝑟𝑜𝑚 𝑏𝑒𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑏𝑙𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝑑𝑖𝑔𝑒𝑠𝑡 𝑓𝑜𝑜𝑑, 𝑠𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑑𝑖𝑒! All the displayed objects were found in an albatross stomach. This albatross is just one example. According to UNESCO,  one million seabirds and more than 100,000 marine...

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