Slow Fashion is Picking Up the Pace

Slow fashion may need to change its name.  Slow Fashion achieves sustainable and ethical practices by encouraging manufactures and consumers to respect people, the environment, and the products themselves. Fast fashion refers to the mass production of ready-to-wear fashion items that mimic current trends. The production method was once lauded for democratizing high-end lifestyles. However, the expedited process to get new trends to market as quickly and as cheaply as possible, causes many destructive impacts globally, particularly on the environment. The new exhibition, “Fast Fashion — The Dark Side of…

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5- RESPLENDENT VEGETARIAN SUBSTITUTES FOR NON-VEG PLATES

Non-Veg is an excellent source of complete Protein, containing all the Amino Acids, Heme Iron and Vitamin B12.  On the other side, Non-Vegetarian foods are uneasy to digest, decreases pancreas juice (required for digestion), disease vector and carrier of dangerous viruses.  A Non Vegetarian food contains lot of fats and cholesterol, which causes heart blockages & high blood pressure. It change the emotions and thinking of individuals like quick anger, frustrations, violent, etc.  These days due to high consumption of Non-Veg, animals are no longer kept in their native inhabitation. …

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Patagonias New Short Film Focuses on Fair Trade Fashion

www.erthie.com As part of its effort to switch to Fair Trade, Patagonia has released a short 13-minute film, made with Little Village Films. Called “Fair Trade: The First Step,” it depicts the daily routine of a young Sri Lankan mother, who works as a sewing machine operator in a factory that sews Patagonia clothing, and her five-year-old son, who is able to attend the beautiful daycare built with the factory’s Fair Trade premiums. Some of the footage depicts the atrocious conditions, including chemical exposure, experienced by labourers in conventional factories,…

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Natural Beauty

Natural Make-Up is Growing in Popularity According to a recent survey by US beauty brand Kari Gran, 49% of US women say it is important to them the makeup products they purchase are all-natural (after hair care, 51%, and skin care, 57%). Moreover, the survey found that 55% of women asked read product labels prior to purchases in order to avoid some specific ingredients, while this number was 62% amongst millennials. [1] This month Swiss natural cosmetics brand Weleda became the latest to branch out into make-up, with a range…

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Transition to a Vegan Diet

What is vegan? Vegans (and veganism) mean a person who does not eat or use animal products.  Other way to understand abstaining from anything that involves the use of animals or animal products. Vegans not only deliberately avoid using animal products from their plates but also from their entire life. Leather, fur, wool and silk are not worn. Products that are tested on animals, such as some cosmetics, are also not used. Why Vegan? As per PETA “There is simply no easier way to help animals and prevent suffering than…

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8 Steps to Picking the Right School & College

Rethink and Revisit your Short list of Schools and Colleges.   Continue your Research. Don’t just choose a school primarily because someone said it was a good school. Generally research every school or College you wish to attend. Research in general to find different schools to apply to. You can search online or use guidebooks, published by a number of foundations, analyze about the relative merits of different schools. Remember to take everything with a pinch of salt, however. Many of the top rankings lists, for example, require schools to…

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