Microplastics from Clothing: Are They in Our Food Chain?


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From the BBC News article, Accumulating ‘microplastic’ threat to shores, by Mark Kinver.

Debris on shoreline (Image: AP)

Microscopic plastic debris from washing clothes is accumulating in the marine environment and could be entering the food chain, a study has warned.

Researchers traced the “microplastic” back to synthetic clothes, which released up to Continue reading

Fashionistas: Prepare to Get Your Green On!


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Newsflash: Purchase your tix by midnight October 18 and qualify to enter the myEARTH360/VertCouture drawing for cool eco chic accessories! Click here for deets.)

Photo by Ray Pfeiffer, Komifoto

Third Annual Vert Couture Eco-Fashion Show

Conscious Living TV presents Vert Couture Spring 2012 Thursday, October 20, 2011, under the tents at Millennium Park in Chicago. Now in its third year, this carbon-neutral charity event is one of four headlining shows during Fashion Focus Chicago, from Continue reading

The sustainable wedding dress: eco-exquisite.


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Photo by: B&G Photography

The embodiment of art, sustainability, and philanthropy.

Artfully and meticulously crafted, the fabric wrapped in LINDEE DANÍEL gowns are wild silks (organic and peace), peace silks (won’t harm a life-cycle), conventional silk, and organic cottons. Using earth dyes and chemical-free processing,  these gowns are produced locally with fair trade practices and an unwavering commitment to all things natural.

The signature indigo color is extra-special in that the dyestuffs are obtained from a woman’s co-op in Continue reading

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