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Taking advantage of those #LaborDay weekend sales? Don't just chuck your old #jeans, #green 'em! Tips:

Taking advantage of those #LaborDay weekend sales? Don't just chuck your old #jeans, #green 'em! Tips:

Go vintage. Hold off on hitting up the mall and head to nearby thrift stores, vintage, and consignment shops first. These stores are usually well stocked with donated denim. Plus, here’s the good part, your jeans will cost significantly less than retail and come with a much smaller carbon footprint – no production required! Also keep thrift stores in mind for donations of your gently used but still wearable old clothes and jeans. Opt for organic. Cotton is the most pesticide-intensive crop out there. Non-organic cotton production is responsible for 11% of global pesticide usage. Just a single pair of jeans made from conventional cotton, amounts to 2/3 pound of fertilizer and pesticides. Fortunately, a lot of well-known brands are using organic cotton and non-toxic dyes in their denim collections. Check out Levi’s, Patagonia, Edun’s and Eileen Fisher for some eco-chic optio...

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