Conscious Consumption

The Wonder of Hemp Clothing – Clothing and Textiles

The Wonder of Hemp Clothing – Clothing and Textiles

Say the word hemp and you are bound to get mixed reactions. Mostly confused with its psychedelic cousin, marijuana, industrial hemp is quite different and has multiple uses including textiles/clothing, paper, food, building materials and even fuel. It is the longest and strongest plant fiber and is in fact so versatile […]

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Why Bother with Organic Clothing?

Why Bother with Organic Clothing?

It makes sense to eat organic  – the food you eat actually goes INTO your body, so best to minimize on the chemicals right (?) But why bother with stuff you put ONTO your body – especially when organic clothing is usually more expensive and not as widely available as […]

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The Case for Conscious Consumption

The Case for Conscious Consumption

First Things First  The first rule of conscious consumption is to ask yourself – “Do I really need this?” I get it – shopping is fun – in fact shopping releases dopamine into your brain – the same hormone as if you were to take drugs – its powerful stuff. […]

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