The Sustainable Wardrobe: synthetic fabric selection.

Having a sustainable wardrobe is no easy feat.
Today we will look into the synthetic fabrics, understand how they are made and how they impact the quality of our clothes as well as the environment.

Episode 3: Synthetic Fabric Selection.


 
 

Find more information: 

How your clothes are poisoning our oceans and food supply. (Via The Guardian) 

If your clothes aren’t already made out of plastic, they will be. (Via Quartz)

Recycling nylon is good for the planet – so why don't more companies do it? (Via The Guardian) 

Story of microfibres. (Via Story of stuff project)

The Buried Story of Male Hysteria. (Via The Atlantic)

Fig Leaves Are Out. What to Wear to Be Kind to the Planet? (Via The New York Times) 

Sign petitions: 

Demand Rainforest-Free Fabrics: https://www.ran.org/fashion_laggards

Stop Microfiber Plastic Pollution: http://action.storyofstuff.org/sign/stop_microfiber_plastic_pollution/

Stop H&M and Zara from air and water pollution at viscose factories in Asia: https://act.wemove.eu/campaigns/fashion-victims

 

What are your go-to sustainable fabrics? Let’s chat!