Microfibers [Video]

“Most of us wear synthetic fabrics like polyester every day. Our dress shirts, yoga pants, fleeces, and even underwear are all increasingly made of synthetic materials — plastic, in fact. But these synthetic fabrics, from which 60% of all clothing on earth is made, have a big hidden problem: when they’re washed, they release tiny plastic bits — called microfibers — that flow down our drains, through water treatment plants, and out into our rivers, lakes and oceans by the billions.”

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Green Documentaries: The True Cost

This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing?

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A Guide to Upcycling [Infographic]

A Guide to Upcycling [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Originally Published by Tetra Pak Malaysia
via Visual.ly

Inspirational infographic promoting upcycling for used beverage cartons.

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How to control Pet Hair at Home [Infographic]

How to control Pet Hair at Home [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

by the team at Chadwicks

As much as we love our ‘furry friends’, pet hair can be a nuisance. Our little darlings can destroy carpet, furniture and even clothes with pet hair. Although there isn’t anything we can do to stop pets shedding, here are some nifty tips and tricks to minimize pet hair in the home.

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Cost-Efficient Ways to make your Home more Eco-Friendly [Infographic]

Originally Published on Huffington Post

Let’s face it: Reducing your home’s negative impact on the planet will likely require a huge amount of work.

But solar panels and temperature-regulating walls aren’t the only ways to help your household adopt more eco-friendly practices. There are a ton of easy — and fun — ways to conserve energy.

Luckily for us, UK-based magazine Good To Be Home has some clever ideas on other ways to do it.