Biodegradable, Recycled, Repurposed, Up-purposed…So Many Terms So Little Time!


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More on Repurposing Fabrics – What is Biodegradable?  Did you know that biodegradable doesn’t mean safe?  An item that is biodegradable according to Websters.com is  capable of being broken down especially into innocuous products by the action of living things (as microorganisms).  Now Puma is going a step further:


Wear ‘Em, then Recycle ‘Em: Puma InCycle Biodegradable Apparel


People have been pushing for a greener world, but it’s often hard to make the switch given the current lifestyles that we all have. For example, clothing.


All natural fibers are biodegradable:  Silk, wool, cotton, linen, hemp.  All of these fibers are worn year around.  Favorite Fibers for Winter « feelgoodknitting


6 Comments. A couple of weeks ago, I posted some tips on feeling good in the endless winter dullness. Since this is a knitting blog, I think a more detailed post is in order about the fibers that make me feel good in winter. 1.


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What happens to recycled things?  Care2 has written a good article on this topicSo, What Actually Happens To Everything You Recycle? – Care2


Is recycling plastic after every use in one bin, paper in another and wet waste in a third, worth it? When your trash man picks up your garbage where do all the recyclables really go? Makes you wonder if they go to a recycling


Too often we assume people know what we are saying when we talk about recycling, biodegradable, etc., not so fast says The Washtenaw Voice.

Please recycle this – if you know how « The Washtenaw Voice



Everywhere you turn you see something in the news about sustainability, about recycling more and how to conserve natural resources. It’s hip to talk about “going green,” something that should’ve been brought up after the


Please add any recycling or biodegradable stories or email them to Judith@fabrics.net



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