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3 materials to avoid if you want to dress sustainably

3 materials to avoid if you want to dress sustainably
By renoon

No overload of information: let’s start with the worst 3 materials to avoid at all costs if dressing sustainably is at the top of your list.

No overload of information: let’s start with the worst 3 materials to avoid at all cost if dressing sustainably is at the top of your list for a conscious 2020. Fashion is more damaging than the transportation and aviation industries together; we might all already know that. 
But no panic, do something.

The main materials to avoid in order to minimize your impact
#1: Acrylic

A no no fabric is acrylic: for starters, it is not easily recycled nor is it readily biodegradable. Not to mention the high toxic substances it involves during manufacturing that are very dangerous to human health.

3 materials to avoid if you want to dress sustainably

The main materials to avoid in order to minimize your impact
#2: Fur

Long gone are the days when we need some creature’s skin to feel warm. It is not a coincidence that some countries have come to ban fur farming (Norway, Japan, UK, Belgium) and large cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco have banned fur sales.

3 materials to avoid if you want to dress sustainably

The main materials to avoid in order to minimize your impact
#3: Viscose

Chemicals all over! Viscose is one of other wood-based fabrics that makes use of hazardous chemicals and natural resources (the plantation of these trees has been linked to the destruction of the Rainforest).

More info is yet to come: other bad materials vs innovative ones we could definitely start loving.

Know your thing.

Photos: Mother of Pearl; Osklen

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