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(Part 3/4) Making and Epic Sweatshirt: Take Bamboo, and Make it Crazy Comfortable

(Part 3/4) Making and Epic Sweatshirt: Take Bamboo, and Make it Crazy Comfortable

In short,

  • Bamboo is harvest and then treated mechanically (NOT chemically) by crushing the leaves and soft inner pith.
  • Crushed pieces are soaked in the solution for a few hours before being forced through a spinnerette creating a material more similar to cotton wool that can be knit into fabric.
  • The bamboo fibre is then mixed with organic cotton to aid in durability.
  • The finished yarn is shipped directly to Canada where it is knit, dyed, cut and sewn.

5 ways to reduce waste this holiday season

5 ways to reduce waste this holiday season

The holidays are the best, aren't they? But why do we make them so wasteful? Here are five easy tips to help reduce waste over the holidays. 

Breaking away from a polluted relationship - Kicking Plastic!

Breaking away from a polluted relationship - Kicking Plastic!

Convenience. We love it, we expect it, and boy or boy is it hard when it’s not there. I was truly in love with convenience and we had one of the best relationships. Not having to be prepared for a quick bite to eat while doing errands, I could pop in anywhere and get a drink with the proper accessories, and I was given whatever method was needed to carry my goods. How on earth could I break up this relationship?