Here is a fast-n-furious navigation through the environmental consciousness with some easey-peasey definitions that aren’t too sci-fi when you travel and are reading just what your destinations are providing you for options.
Ecological Footprint: The amount of natural resources required to sustain a plant or animal to full growth
Eco-conscious: Having the awareness and being concerned for the environment
Fair Trade: Those people who make the textiles and the clothing – being paid a fair price and having decent working conditions
Organic: In relation to fabric, Fibres that are grown and produced without chemically formulted fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, growth stimulants, etc.
Reclaimed:Those textiles or garments that have been discarded or given away and are suitable for re-use
Recycled: Those textiles that have been manufactured from previously made items/products such as bottles and cans
Renewable: Those resources that can be replenished within just a few years – not decades
Vegan: Those products that are made without the use of animal bi-products