This article is for the wonderful participants in my ‘Crochet Cuteness’ class at a previous Zero Waste Festival in Dublin, and anyone else who wants to have a go at making their own amigurumi toys. Here’s the little fella I made in his new home, my daughter’s doll house.
The whole issue of sustainable ethical fibres and fabrics is very confusing and is constantly changing. This article started as a paragraph in an article about ethical clothing but as I learned more it was clear that it warranted its own article. As always there are pros and cons to each fibre type depending onContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Fibres and Fabrics 2022”
I find buying sustainable, ethical shoes in Ireland an absolute nightmare. It seems that either you go for vegan plastic or biodegradable leather. I’ve know canvas shoes are in vogue at the moment and I’d happily chance a pair of canvas trainers in showery Ireland but not a pair of canvas pumps – too risky!Continue reading “Sustainable Ethical Shoes in Europe 2022”
Guilt-free undies, do they exist? Are they hideous? Are they expensive? Yes, no and it depends, in that order. Underwear is one of the things I don’t buy second hand. It’s not that I’d have an issue buying a lightly worn bra, it’s more that they’re just not available. Therefore I am always interested inContinue reading “40+ Sustainable Ethical Underwear Brands in Europe 2022”
We all know that the fashion industry generates a huge amount of waste and pollution, with reports citing fashion as the 4th most polluting industry in the world. In reality the fashion industry is likely to be even more damaging that current estimates, due to emissions from transportation of raw materials not being recorded. OneContinue reading “50 Sustainable Ethical Clothing Brands in Europe 2022”