Futures Before Fashions

… green is the new black …

Some Interesting Links…

If you have a suggestion for additions to the list – get in touch! 

BITE-SIZED READS

10 Eye Popping Facts

Q&A with Elizabeth Cline

IN THE PRESS

“Fostering a responsible fashion industry: The sustainable apparel coalition”, Leena Oijala, 13 February 2013

“9 reasons to shop second hand” – True Activist, 29 October 2013

“The man who lives without money” – True Activist, 21st October, 2013

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Environmental benefits from reusing clothes” Laura Farrant & Stig Irving Olsen & Arne Wangel. Int J Life Cycle Assess (2010)

WEBSITES WORTH LOOKING AT 

EcoSalon – Conscious Culture & Fashion

WWF – striving to safeguard the natural world, helping people live more sustainably and take action against climate change.

The Ecologist – news & investigations on the environment, climate change, farming, energy, food, health, green living, eco friendly products

WRAP – (Waste & Resources Action Programme)

Earth Easy – Sustainable Living Solutions with some handy advice on making your home and yard more Green (US Site)

Guardian Environment Network – News and comment from the worlds best environment sites

Green Futures –  leading magazine on environmental solutions and sustainable futures

Inside Climate News – covers clean energy, carbon energy, nuclear energy and environmental science

MEASURE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT WITH THESE HANDY CALCULATORS 

http://footprint.wwf.org.uk/

http://www.conservation.org/act/live_green/pages/ecofootprint.aspx

HAVE AN IMPACT 

10:10 Global – A project to unite every sector of society behind one simple idea: cut down our carbon by 10%… starting right now!

Looptworks – Creating fashion forward collectables with the rescued materials in Portland, Oregon (US).

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