15 Jul '11, 2pm

Ethical fashion takes a new direction with 'catalytic clothes' that purify polluted air

Ethical fashion takes a new direction with 'catalytic clothes' that purify polluted air

The public outcry against London's dirty air is gaining speed. This month, major campaign groups such as Friends of the Earth, Client Earth, Sustrans and Environmental Protection UK came together through a newly-formed umbrella group, Healthy Air , to push for action; activist group Climate Rush performed a public ‘die in' in Soho Square; a timely film shows how dirty air affects Olympic athletes and Green MP Caroline Lucas coined air pollution as the UK's ‘invisible health crisis.' But it's been a long time coming. The UK has fallen short of meeting EU air pollution targets many times over the decades. Recently, the UK government asked for an extension on meeting EU targets on levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2), which is known to increase the likelihood of asthma and is implicated in cardiovascular illnesses. Overall, a recent report by a Department of Health committee calc...

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Video: Japanese wear air conditioned clothes to beat the heat.

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DIYcouture – Sew Your Own Sustainable Fashion

DIYcouture – Sew Your Own Sustainable Fashion

thegreenstylist.com 16 Jul '11, 9am

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Great designer pieces from Vanessa Getty's PURR fundraiser on ebay now: #ebay #fashion

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eco fashion friday finds – summer fun

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alternativeconsumer.com 15 Jul '11, 5pm

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Backorders for Summerhaven are open, & our What's Available post has been updated! xx

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84% of US homes use their air conditioner ... but we can all save money AND energy by using it less. Here's how:

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Ask the Ecologist: Is wearing leather ever OK?

Ask the Ecologist: Is wearing leather ever OK?

theecologist.org 15 Jul '11, 4pm

Hi Ruth, I read your piece on hemp versus bamboo and organic cotton, and I was wondering what you have to say about leathe...