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How to give old clothes a second chance

How to give old clothes a second chance

What do you do with clothing and textiles that are damaged and in no condition to wear?  Well if you send them to landfill, they’ll create the greenhouse gas methane which is 25 times more effective at trapping heat in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide. According to ABC's War on Waste, Australians are currently throwing out 6000 kg of clothing every 10 minutes, making us one of the world’s biggest polluters. But dropping your old damaged clothes in a charity donation bin along with the ‘good stuff’ is still not always the answer. Australian charities report that they, too, send up to 30% of...

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Why buy Australian Made?

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Why buy Australian Made?

Yes, yes, we know…You’ve probably heard and read it all many times before…so we’ve picked the most important reasons – and most importantly – the ones that benefit you and our environment!

Australia makes some of the best products in the world whether made, or grown, in order to meet stringent Australian standards.

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Cold Hard Facts

Cold Hard Facts

Supporting the fast fashion industry is a living nightmare for our environment. Not only due to the ridiculous amount of wastage buried in a landfill, but also the impact on our marine life due to an increase in water pollution.

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5 ways to support the Slow Fashion industry..

5 ways to support the Slow Fashion industry..

There are many ways to support the slow fashion movement; here are 5 awesome tips. Simplify things and shop local - supporting local businesses and local designers usually means the garments are produced ethically and they know where the fabric has come from and who’s sewing it.  Get your clothes altered or re-purposed. If you no longer like a dress, perhaps you can turn it into a funky looking top. Or if you are sick of a pair of jeans, cut them into shorts! Reuse / Re-purpose what you already own – Start by looking in your own closet. We often...

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Think Ethica, Think Eco

Think Ethica, Think Eco

At Ethica, we pay attention to the finer details, ensuring that everything from our eco-packaging to our natural fabrics are sustainable and have minimal impact on our natural resources. We are excited to share our earth friendly, green label and packaging solutions with you! ECO woven Fashion labels: Our eco woven fashion labels are made from 100% recycled polyester.  ECO Care labels: Our eco woven care labels are made from 100% recycled satin. ECO Mailing bags: We are using ‘Hero Packaging’ Australian certified compostable mailing bags made from cornstarch and PBAT (a compostable ingredient which bonds the renewable ingredients together).To compost them at home, it’s...

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