Some of you might have read my article in the elephant journal ‘Why going to yoga makes me angry’ that went a bit viral. What I didn’t write in that article are the reflections that actually triggered this piece: My strong passion to help make a difference to protect our precious planet. I’m excited to share 10 tips to live a more sustainable and eco friendly life.
Due to this passion I am so crazy passionate about sustainable production and conscious consumerism. It is time we wake up to really become aware of all our little actions and their impacts – daring to look underneath the surface.
This ‘looking underneath the surface’ for me is to continue on the journey of ethically and sustainably produced fashion. I’d love to share how this has shown up in our creations.
How to live more sustainably:
Try to purchase products that are locally made or from companies that are absolutely transparent in their work conditions. Everything we wear, use or consume has been made or grown by another person. Imagine that person was your friend or family member and inquire if that loved one was treated as such.
The fashion industry is the third most polluting industry in the world. Try to source clothes that have been dyed with plant based colors. Once you familiarize yourself with the fascinating process of plant based dyes you won’t want to wear anything else.
Cotton suicides due to GMO cotton. Pesticides and disease from xxx