GoEco Recommends: Fashion

Let’s face it, jeans are a wardrobe staple. Casual, practical and, when paired with a nice top, perfect for going out. But are our wardrobe essentials good for the planet?  The short answer is no. As they are made from cotton, jeans have a high environmental impact. A study by Levi Straus – possibly the …

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Shoe production shares issues with fast-fashion, with products often manufactured cheaply, worn for a short amount of time and thrown into landfill, fuelling a linear and wasteful economy. As well as being wasteful, a lot of shoe manufacturing involves harmful chemicals like chromium, a tanning agent that is toxic and accumulates in fish when it …

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The fashion industry was responsible for at least 4% of all global greenhouse-gas emissions in 2018 – more than that of France, Germany and the United Kingdom combined! This is why it is so important to shop for clothes responsible and be part of, what is now being called, the slow fashion movement, and during …

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GoEco Recommends Sparklingly Sustainable Jewellery

When it comes to jewellery, the sourcing of the materials is often the most unsustainable part of the process, with supply chain traceability a growing concern in the jewellery industry. We suggest looking out for companies with sustainable and ethical sourcing policies, ideally aiming for products made from recycled materials. There is a lot of …

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