Posts Tagged ‘apparel’

Recover Brands

RECOVER produces 100% recycled apparel.

This is an eco friendly brand that offers casual clothing for the entire family. This shirt is made from plastic bottles (8 per shirt) and salvaged cotton scraps.

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The medium Sunset recover tee fits closer to how most of my size small tees fit. so, I’d recommend maybe going up a size from what you usually wear.

The fabric felt a bit scratchy but then so do many shirts before the first wash. After the first wash it was normal comfortable and I’ve worn and washed (in cold/warm) this shirt multiple times and the fit has remained. Visit their website for a look at all the sustainable outdoor apparel available from this Western North Carolina company. 

 

⟶ wear recover tee’s.

Recover provided a tee to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Product Overview:

Toggle Toes™ were uniquely designed to stay on little feet with the secure toggle fastener. Tested on dozens of babies and mother approved! The non-slip sole is made with high quality Toughtek™ and will allow your child to “feel” the floor while learning how to walk. All this while keeping them warm and comfortable.

Child's slipper, booties, soft sole shoe from Toggle Toes in preshool size 24-36 months, child's shoe size 7-8

Review: 

My reviewer has worn/tested a pair of Toggle Toes in preschool size (shoe size 7 -8).

These blue and cream Berber fleece slippers have been very user/mom friendly. They are easy on and easy off.  The toggle closure can be loosened and tightened for the best comfy fit. And this toggle system “ensures that the booties only come off when you want them too”.

Indeed, they have stayed on for bedtime and for all sorts of indoor play keeping reviewer’s feet warm. They have a safe non-slip (hardwood floor tested) flexible sole. And are machine washable (not washer tested yet. will update with results)

Easily available on Etsy in many sizes and fun fabric styles. You can also read more about owner Beth Rekstad and how Toggle Toes started.

Did I mention that they’re “Eco”?  Toggle Toes are a handmade item made with recycled wool sweaters and/ or polar fleece. And the workforce behind Toggle Toes? Beth has shared with me that she “approached a Hmong church in my area and have trained about 8 women to cut & sew my booties. Most have children at home and are still learning English. They are wonderful, hard working and talented women. It gives me joy to provide employment to them.” Her goal is also to donate profits in the form of booties to kids in need. wow!

Notes From Dawn received a pair of Toggle Toes slippers in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

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Steve Baker, inventor of the DUS-T, created ICHANGE inc. in 2005.  The goal of the company was to enlighten the public to the causes of respiratory damage and skin disorders caused by everyday exposure to the environment.  Steve and his associates have been working diligently to ensure a safe work place, as well as creating a reliable solution to the wasteful disposal masks that have flooded the market. “Green thinking” is the way to a cleaner planet and a healthier environment!

I think you’ll agree that the DUS-T is a great protective garment for you and an Earth kind alternative to disposable dust masks. 

The DUS-T Undershirt – This should accompany the “honey-do” list. It’s perfect for all sorts of jobs. What do you get with the DUS-T? A comfortable shirt that has an attached face mask. The mask part rolls into the collar so the shirt looks like a regular shirt but the mask is there when needed. The mask covers the neck, mouth, and nose; there are ear straps to secure it in place. The DUS-T is made from 100% cotton and washable so it can be worn again the next day. It replaces disposable dust masks and is much more comfortable to wear. It’s made in the USA; available in several styles, colors, and sizes.   

 

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Notes From Dawn received a protective undershirt from DUS-T in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

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American Recycled Apparel

 

SustainU is a clothing company focused on changing the way clothes are made to improve the environment, reinvigorate America’s manufacturing sector, and educate the world about how clothing can positively impact people’s lives. By creating 100% recycled apparel that’s made in the USA, we want people to change the way they think about their clothing, and how they live their lives. Wear a better story.

I’m happy to share my new discovery, SustainU. This is a West Virginia-based company that makes its university and outdoor apparel from recycled pre-consumer cotton waste and post-consumer recycled polyester (PET), which is derived primarily from plastic bottles and post-industrial polyester scraps. Men, women, and children tees and hoodies are attractive and soft. Just like conventionally produced clothes, only better!

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Check out their officially licensed collegiate products and see if your school is already on the list. Available to purchase online at SustainU or at select Eastern Mountain Sports retail stores.

I received an american made, recycled tee from SustainU to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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