Browsing the "Activism" Tag

Human Undergoes Animal Testing for Animal Rights

July 16th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

If you're an eco-fashionista, chances are you already opt for beauty products from companies that avoid animal testing. The sad truth is that most people aren't aware of how we treat animals in the name of safer cosmetics, and testing doesn't necessarily make our cosmetics safer. In fact, testing on animals can really only predict how products will affect humans in a limited way. The good news is that there are companies out there that don't resort to animal testing

Tell Forever 21: Stop Stealing Designs!

August 16th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Design theft is nothing news. Brands like Urban Outfitters and Forever 21 have been accused many times of stealing designs from indie crafters and small brands. What's different about this case of design theft is that the designers and community are speaking out!

PACT: Underwear That Makes a Difference

July 18th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

You probably don't think of activism when you think of underwear, but PACT is a unique underwear company that's using its profits to create positive change

Jessica Alba Supports Improved Toxic Substances Control Act

May 31st, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Jessica Alba is apparently a really green gal from what I’ve read. And she showed that last week in D.C. when she “joined leading public health experts on Capitol Hill… to ask key Members of Congress to co-sponsor the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847), recently introduced by Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ).” She was there in her role as a spokesperson for the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Coalition

Spring Crushes

April 5th, 2008 | by Lucille Chi

In my experience as an eco-fashion and textile design instructor I have always been in awe of the trend reports [&hellip

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