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Recycled Clothing

This Company Is Basically A Hospital For Sad, Damaged Clothes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Impact

This article is part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” campaign, an ongoing project spotlighting the world’s waste crisis and how we can begin to solve ...

7 Brands That Will Change How You Shop

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 09.14.2016 | Style

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Style will focus the month of September on simple ways to educate yourself on becoming a bette...

What To Do With Your Dress Once The Wedding Is Over

BRIDES | Posted 10.05.2016 | Weddings
BRIDES

Let's be real: Just like your bridesmaids, the chances of you actually ever wearing your wedding dress again are pretty slim. So what do you do with such a pricy piece of clothing that was made for a once in a lifetime occasion? We've got a few ideas.

H&M Is Offering $1 Million Prize For New Recycled Clothing Ideas

Reuters | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, is launching a new effort to promote recycling as it seeks to cut...

This Dress Is Made Of 180 Plastic Bottles

HuffPost Spain | Margarita Lázaro | Posted 03.04.2015 | Green

The project was born in the summer of 2014. Rosa Montesa, an industrial designer from Valencia, Spain, in her 50s, proposed an idea to her mother: Why...

I'm a Millennial, Not a Hippie: 4 Ways I Go Green With Tech

Kara Kamenec | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Kara Kamenec

I do care about the environment, but it's hard to do so when you live in a city, on a budget. As an alternative, I turn to tech to do so for me. Instead, of becoming obsessive, I simply choose to go eco-friendly using technology -- a method that doesn't completely tamper my lifestyle.

Closet to Cash for a Cause: 3 Ways to Be a Socially Conscious Fashion Junkie

Nayri Leanna Gregor | Posted 02.09.2014 | Style
Nayri Leanna Gregor

Thanks to a few brave and benevolent retailers that have kick-started the new trend of clothing recycling, you can now redeem your tired and tattered threads for money and perks, and even save Mother Nature while you're at it.

These Yoga Pants Are Made From 25 Recycled Water Bottles

Posted 09.25.2013 | Style

We nearly fell out of our tree pose when we found out these ultra-adorable and totally comfortable Teeki yoga pants are made entirely from recycled bo...

Deborah Lindquist: A Kinder, Gentler Tough Girl Is Trendy for 2013

Red Room | Posted 03.27.2013 | Style
Red Room

Whether your style leans toward rocker-chick or boho-feminine, studded embellishment is a trend that's here to stay. Incorporate it into your wardrobe in a kinder, gentler and more sophisticated fashion this spring/summer.

Why I Stopped Clothes Shopping for 6 Months

LearnVest | Posted 07.21.2012 | Women
LearnVest

"Dave," I announced on our final night of the "How Poor Are We?" summit, "I am going to give up my clothing budget for six months."

Fashion Brands Bet Shoppers Want To Partner For A Cause

Theresa Bradley | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Theresa Bradley

Shoppers at a growing group of clothing companies can now not only buy recycled items or see a portion of sales go to nonprofits, but partner with brands that give them a more active role in giving back.

Survey Says... Convenience Is the Name of the Recycling Game

Mattias Wallander | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green
Mattias Wallander

While we're out improving access to textile recycling in communities across the country, we are sometimes confronted with the notion that thrift stores and charities already collect most unwanted clothing. The facts don't support that line of thinking.

Deborah Lindquist: Bring Your Summer Wardrobe into Fall -- the Green Way

Red Room | Posted 10.11.2011 | Style
Red Room

Every time I design a collection, I consider the multi-seasonability of the garments I create. When you shop, so should you. I am known as an "eco designer" and for my use of recycled/vintage mixed with new pieces to create a complete look.

Skating With the Stars Gives New Life to Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Pam Grout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pam Grout

Baabaazuzu, a wildly creative design shop in Lake Leelanau, Michigan, handcrafts vests, sweaters, scarfs, gloves and purses out of recycled wool sweaters and blankets.

Clothing Made Out Of Trash: The Next Big Idea?

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.10.2011 | Small Business

If you tell most entrepreneurs their products are trash, chances are they would be furious. In Jeremy Litchfield's case, it serves as a successful bus...