TAG: clothing

Victims of Fashion

Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor Waking Times Ending sweat shop exploitation Some of you might have been horrified by the recent sweat shop factory collapse in Bangladesh which claimed the lives of more than 1100 people. I wonder if that had happened in the west, what a furore would have taken place in response? That’s almost

Chemical Clothing: Which Hidden Toxins are You Wearing?

Paul Fassa, Natural Society Waking Times After all the trouble you go through to avoid chemically sprayed foods and toxins in tap and bottled water, now you hear that what you’re wearing may actually be helping to make you sick. But could this really be true? Are clothes toxic? Toxic chemicals are used excessively for processing

“Nice Shirt—Is that GM Cotton?” – How Genetically Modified Cotton is Taking Over

Elizabeth Renter Waking Times There is a very good chance that if you’ve bought anything made of cotton within the last several years, you have indirectly, and most likely unknowingly, supported the GMO industry. That’s because it is estimated that 90 percent of cotton produced worldwide is now genetically modified. While GM cotton likely won’t hurt you,

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