Fast fashion & the destruction of developing countries

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A guest blog post by Lucy Ravenhall from Forge Recycling If you’re perusing this website, the chances are you living your life quite aware of the impact you make on the environment and our planet – be that quite low or rather high. As a recycling company, we are a little obsessed with reuse, recycling, lowering waste, the environment and so forth – this extends to organic too. With all of this … Read More →

Could your child’s school uniform be harmful?

Hi Everyone, We would like to share with you this blog post which was written by our lovely guest blogger Jeanette Hewer.   It’s that time of year again. Feet are frantically being measured, new uniforms bought, items labelled, and parents up and down the country are thanking their lucky stars that iron on labels have been invented. The end of summer is nigh and everyone is preparing to go back … Read More →

Fashion Revolution: The Irony Of Classroom Ethics

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BACK TO SCHOOL: THE IRONY OF CLASSROOM ETHICS Hi Everyone, We would like to share with you this blog post, which was posted by Fashion Revolution today. We are proud and very excited to be part of this initiative. Together, as a consumer, parent, or educator we can all make a difference!   by Maddie Sinclair 14/08/15   While rolling down the supermarket coffee aisle with my trolley back in … Read More →

5 things to avoid when choosing school uniforms this “Back to School” season

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Hi Everyone, As the school year coming to the end, it won’t be long before we have to start getting everything ready for the next academic year. Here are the 5 things to avoid when kitting your kids out for school. Polyester – traps the heat, doesn’t allow the skin to breath Most school clothes are made from either a polycotton mix or plain polyester. Polyester (PET) is a plastic … Read More →

‘The True Cost’

Hi everyone, We just wanted to share with you that we are really excited about, and look forward to the release of a new documentary, which premiered in Cannes this year – ‘The True Cost’. It sounds like an interesting and enlightening enquiry into the world of the garment industry. The film director, Andrew Morgan believes there is now greater awareness and openness towards learning the truth about the true … Read More →

#Who Made Your Clothes?

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Hi everyone! How often do we question the origins of the garments that we buy? Do we ever think about what goes into production of clothes we are wearing? Every garment has a story: from the farmer who plants the seed, the textile factory workers who clean the cotton, make yarns, knit fabrics, dye them, then send it over to garment factories where more workers involved in cutting and sewing … Read More →

Get ready for summer with this adorable organic gingham dress

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Hi everyone!   Sorry we’ve been quiet over the winter period. It has been hectic here, working on our new products for the summer collection, and here we are !!!… Excited to announce the launch of our long awaited range of classic checked gingham summer dresses. Not only does this mean summer is on its way, but also that it is not long before little customers can enjoy wearing our … Read More →

5 ideas for ethical and sustainable Christmas

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Hi everyone, It’s that time of year when we all start getting excited yet stressed about Christmas. Wouldn’t it be great if we could enjoy Christmas while knowing that our actions won’t have a negative impact on the environment? With only 14 days to go here are 5 ideas to get you started on a sustainable and ethical Christmas. 1. Buy smart, think green Choose gifts made ethically or from … Read More →

Keep warm and cosy this winter with our new organic cotton range

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Hi everyone! Here at EcoOutfitters we’ve been very busy beavering away behind the scenes and we’ve got some really exciting news to tell you – we’ll be launching a range of new and exciting products at the end of this month! It might seem strange to bring a new collection of school uniform at this time of the year, however, there is a very good reason behind it. Natural fabrics … Read More →

The environmental cost of non-organic cotton

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Hi everyone! We hope you’ve settled in to the new school year and your children are all enjoying their exciting learning experiences! Here at EcoOutfitters, we’re incredibly proud of our range of sustainable school uniforms. We had a vision to supply environmentally friendly school clothes for children, and we knew there was one thing we would never compromise on – our 100% organic cotton. Although cotton is often portrayed as … Read More →