A Swedish mall like no other

ReTuna Återbruksgalleria shopping centre

How cool is this?!  A whole mall dedicated to restoring and recycling!  I would soooo shop here.    Man, those Europeans sure know what they’re doing when it comes to sustainable practices.   What are your thoughts?  Would you shop at this mall?

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Sweden’s cool new sustainable mall!

 

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Fabric 101

In the world of everything polyester, exploring new and unique fabrics may sound scary and daunting to you.  However, there are so many new innovations in textiles these days that it’s so exciting to see and learn about!  At least for me…but I’m like a kid in a candy store when it comes to fabric. Oh the possibilities!

Tru’s first collection is all made out of modal and I realised that many people hadn’t heard of it, so I wanted to give you all a brief intro to some great sustainable fabrics to look out for and to know that there is more out there than just polyester.  There are many harmful chemicals used in the production of polyester, including carcinogens, and if emitted to water and air untreated, can cause significant environmental damage. Even within polyester there are sustainable options like polyester made from recycled plastic bottles!  Who would have thought? Continue reading Fabric 101