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An online clothes swap keeps fashion waste to a minimum
Written on Thursday, 30 October 2014 16:22

With the mainstream fashion industry having such a huge negative impact on the environment, I think there is nothing better than a good clothes swap between friends and family to help save money and help recycle pre-loved clothes.

The hurdle to this being a regular sustainable option to fitting yourself out with a new wardrobe is all the different shapes and sizes our friends and family come in!

Eco Review - Product of the Week

Thursday 30 October 2014
Hand sanitizer was of the most important items I had to pack for my recent trek through Borneo.

Finding one that would work effectively, but didn't contain all sorts of nasty chemicals was going to be a challenge, or so I thought.

Fortunately I had earlier been given some Epoch Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer to try out by the lovely Nu Skin representative Merilyn Plant, who had come across the range after being chemically poisoned. Read more...

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About Eco Chick

The mission of is to provide a resource and inspiration for people to reduce their environmental footprint through simple, sustainable lifestyle changes.

The creator, Lara Shannon, has worked in the media and as a sustainability advocate for almost twenty years, long before ‘being green’ became mainstream, and strongly believes it is possible to create positive change in the world through individual action.


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