Author: Fix.com | Published on: March 15, 2017
When you reach into the closet and choose your clothes or scour the racks at your favorite retailer, the choices you make have an impact on the environment.
Jeans manufactured in the USA or made to fair trade standards, organic cotton T-shirts, and sweaters that can be washed in cold water and hung to dry are far gentler on the Earth than clothing manufactured in sweatshops overseas from chemical-laden fabrics.
Opting for a “green” wardrobe means paying close attention to fabrics, countries of origin, and laundering requirements, and considering how to dispose of clothes that are torn or no longer trendy.
The decision to emphasize environmental sustainability in your wardrobe is easier than ever. Here are some tips to get started.