The world is becoming more and more global, which makes swift awareness possible. Living an eco friendly life, and wearing ethical clothes is becoming an increasing trend all over the world. The best way to show off these days is to wear clothes that show your are serious about caring for the environment.
Green living is being conscious of and living an environmentally healthy life. There are various ways to achieve this; helping to overcome environmental problems, and finding ways to its solutions, the problem of natural resources, and the ways to rectify them. Domestically how can one live a green life?
Following the basics, and starting from square one. As soon as your leave a room, switch off all lights, do not leave the television on stand-by mode. Try not to use sprays, or else use eco-friendly ones. Save water by taking a shower instead of a bath. Use public transport and car-pooling to become a source of saving the environment from the hazardous emissions from the car. Plant trees everywhere. Switch to a laptop from a desktop. All such apparently small measures need to be taken seriously.
Ethically produced clothes are known as green clothes. Green clothes are in high demand these days. Although it is not necessary for one to go out on a shopping spree, if he/she decides to go green. The greenest clothes are those that one owns.
No more materials collected, sewed, delivered, or bought. Old clothes cannot give you the satisfaction that new clothes would give, although if a little imagination is used, you might end up liking what you see. One could cut old shirts into tanktops, and capris into skirts, and long skirts into short ones. One could even make a shirt look completely new by dyeing it with a planet-friendly dye.
Green clothing involves clothes that don not need dry cleaning. Clothes that do not need warm water and can be line dried. Such clothes are difficult to find, though not impossible, and they are sustainable over a long period. By sustainable, here we are not only referring to the physical life of the clothing, but also to the fashion sense. Clothes that can be worn for long, bright colors and classic styles are better.
A number of designers are collecting used material to recycle, and use them for their latest styles. Apart from this, one does not always have to go to buy new clothes. Thanks to opportunity, salvaged, and preloved clothes shops. These are definitely better than stuffing oneself into the hand-me-downs that belonged to our brothers and sisters. The best part is there is a wide variety of styles available to suit everyone. There are even boutiques that are selling preloved prestige labels.
Excluding the physical factors, which are obvious to some extent, green clothing also involves the workers who made them. Ethically responsible clothing includes those clothes for which, we pay the fair price, and for which, the labourers were not harmed, or exploited in any way. Research showed some firms that imported clothes from Asian countries turned a blind eye to the labourers. They were over worked, underpaid, got no off days, and threatened with legal action if they told anyone the truth.