Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

What Is Desserto Cactus Leather and Is It Sustainable?

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  • Aug 15, 2022
So many designers are creating capsule collections out of Desserto cactus leather. How does this plant-based leather alternative stack up against cow and other synthetic leathers on the market when it comes to water, carbon emissions, chemicals and biodegradability?

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What Is Vegan Leather, Really? And Is It Sustainable?

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  • Dec 7, 2021
Vegan leather is perceived as a more sustainable alternative to natural leather, despite being made from fossil-based synthetic materials.
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Weekend Reading: The Big Problem With Recycling Clothing Is That a Lot of Clothing Is Toxic

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  • Nov 15, 2019
Hi readers,I'm back from another beautiful week in Oaxaca, Mexico, one of my favorite places in the world. (That's me sitting on the edge of Hierve el Agua, a petrified waterfall and mineral spring.) I was there celebrating Day of the Dead, catching up with Hannah of MZ Fair Trade...
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