The Dirty Secret About Your Clothes

A new crop of small businesses are investing in organic farming, natural dyes and a transparent supply chain that encourages shoppers to consider more eco-friendly alternatives. These products are sold online and in a small, but growing number of U.S. stores.

How Clothes Are Polluting the Food Supply

The environmental impacts of our clothing choices are shocking, as studies assessing toxic effects of various fabric treatments (such as dyes, flame retardants and stain-resistant chemicals) to laundry detergents and the fabric fibers themselves need serious attention.