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Organic and Fair Trade Birch Clothing and a Reader Discount

>> Thursday, June 24, 2010

Did you know that in the USA, one third of a pound of chemicals are used to grow enough cotton for one tee shirt?!

The elimination of exposure to these toxic chemicals for ourselves and ecosystems, is one reason Birch Clothing chooses to use organic cotton and other great fabrics like bamboo, merino, hemp, and tencel. Birch Clothing also chooses to use natural dyes or fiber reactive dyes that do not use heavy metals or other toxins and minimize the residual dye in the wastewater (unlike conventional dye). These dyes have excellent color fast properties and produce bright rich colors.

As you may have guessed, Birch Clothing is a boutique for consumers seeking to shop their values, as well as those who simply appreciate classic and contemporary styles made from high quality fabrics and materials. Birch Clothing is exceptional quality clothing and accessories all made under fair labor conditions and with sustainable fabrics and materials.

Here I am enjoying my Birch t-shirt! I love the colors and the great unisex image of the unique and beautiful Birch tree trunks. It makes me think of all my walks in the woods in New Hampshire when I was little. The t-shirt is super soft and washes well. I also really love that the sleeve has a box on it like the one you always see with all the Nutrition Information on foods, except that it is clothing facts! 0% Sweatshop Labor, 0% Pesticides Used, 0% Plastic Prints, 0% Harsh Resins, 100% Cerified Organic Cotton, 100% Water Based Inks. I thought that it was really cute but it also makes you think. Can you imagine if that was on all our clothes?

Birch Clothing Eco Fashions has offerings for the whole family as well as accessories, linens, and jewerly. Here are a few of my favorites:
eco-friendly men's clothing
Eco-Friendly Men's Cothing: Organic Cotton Men's Button Down Dress Shirt

women's eco fashion
Eco-Conscious Women's Clothing: Hemp/Tencel Coco Dress

Eco Fashion Intimates: Bamboo Crossover Bra

eco-friendly baby and toddler clothes
Eco-friendly Baby and Toddler Clothing and Accessories: Organic Salsa Skirt and Baby Leggings

organic baby bunting and blankets
Organic Cotton Onesies and Bodysuits: Organic Cotton Baby Bunting

Birch sells apparel, accessories, gifts, linens and towels that are:
* Well constructed and of contemporary design;
* Made from sustainable, earth friendly materials;
* Made under fair labor conditions.

So go ahead and be the change you want to see in the world and enjoy 20% off on one order from Birch- Style for Eco-Conscious Living. Just use promo code MWYT at check out. Offer good through June 30.

Birch Clothing did provide me with the t-shirt in the hopes that I would share my honest opinions.


Ann,  said... June 24, 2010 at 2:00 PM  

Looks like a great site for me to check out! What a shocking stat about how many chemicals go to one pound of conventionally grown cotton!

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