Dangers of Synthetic Fibers

Microplastics in Our Blood: A Fashion Crisis in Our Veins

A landmark 2022 study published in Environment International sent shockwaves through the scientific community: microplastics, tiny plastic particles less than 5 millimeters in size, were found in the blood of 80% of participants. This discovery served as a stark reminder of the pervasiveness of plastic pollution and its potential impact on human health. Fast fashion, …

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Can Europe Lead the Way? EU Regulations Aim to Transform Fashion for Good

The EU is actively tackling the environmental and social impacts of the fashion industry, with several regulations and initiatives impacting fast fashion brands and microplastic shedding. There are currently 27 countries that are part of the European Union (EU) as of today, February 23, 2024. Here’s the complete list: Austria Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech …

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Is Sustainable Fashion Hype or Hope? Tackling the Microfiber Menace

While plastic bags and fossil fuels have garnered their fair share of attention, a silent killer lurks in our closets: microfibers. These tiny synthetic fibers, shed from our beloved polyester and nylon garments, are polluting our oceans, harming wildlife, and potentially impacting our health. This post look into the microfiber menace, exploring its impact, potential …

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Fashion’s Toxic Threads: Toll on People and Planet

The fashion industry is woven with glamour, self-expression, and ever-changing trends. But beneath the shimmering surface lies a dark secret: a toxic underbelly that poses a threat to our health and planet. Today, we’re unraveling the hidden threads of fashion’s environmental and human impact, and exploring how we can rewrite this narrative towards a more …

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Inhale, Exhale: Are Microfibers from Clothes Polluting Your Lungs?

In the ongoing fight for healthy lungs, a new enemy emerges: microplastics. While COVID-19 remains a concern, these tiny plastic fibers, shed from our synthetic clothes, furniture, and carpets, are increasingly found everywhere – even in the deepest ocean trenches and the peaks of the Himalayas. And one-third of our household dust is estimated to …

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You are wearing Petroleum : The Microplastics In Our Blood

We Are Covered in Petroleum: A Deeper Look at Microplastics and Sustainable Fashion We walk around bathed in a sea of oil. Not the literal kind, thankfully, but a pervasive presence of petroleum-based products woven into the fabric of our lives – from the clothes we wear to the food we eat. This hidden reality …

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Beyond the Softness: Why Rayon and Modal Might Not Be Your Wardrobe’s Best Friends

Rayon and modal, often touted as natural and luxurious fabrics, may not be as innocent as they seem. While they boast undeniable comfort and drape, their journey from tree to garment hides a dark side – one fraught with environmental damage and potential health risks. Let’s look into why you might want to reconsider relying …

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The True Cost of Fast Fashion: A Wake-Up Call to Embrace Slow Fashion

In today’s fast-paced world, fashion trends come and go quicker than ever before. The lure of cheap, trendy clothing has transformed the fashion industry into a giant fast fashion machine. But behind the allure lies a hidden cost—one that extends beyond our wallets and into the very fabric of our world. In this blog, we’ll …

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Sadhguru’s message on Handloom and dangers of using Synthetic Fibers

Sadhguru, a renowned Indian yogi and mystic, has spoken extensively about the benefits of using handloom products made from natural fibers. Here are some of his key points: Ethical and sustainable production: Handloom products are made by skilled artisans using traditional techniques that have minimal environmental impact. This contrasts with mass-produced clothing, which often involves …

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