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Old 27.05.2014, 11:04
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Eco Bio Sweatshop Free Clothing

Ok, i have a little trouble finding clothes, i'm steadily wearing out my old clothes and sometimes they need to be replaced, i have in the past when living in central zurich found clothes by the side of the road and just worn those, but when it comes to underwear and bras this is a little problematic.

Does any one have any sources for clothes that are a bit eco socially conscious?

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Aldi - last week aldi was selling some bio underwear/Shirts Socks. 4-5 chf for 2 of each so a good price

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I bought a few and there are still some left, they are very comfy, nice quality and true to size.

they also sell clothing (sports bras, bedding etc) with a oeko-textil type 100, 1000, 100+ label below that i have occasionally bought,

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Coop - they have a sortiment of nature plan type clothing in their larger coops, i found the clothing (no underwear or socks found) a bit flimsy, you can see through the shirts and every lump and bump through the trousers

on-line

People Tree

Armed Angels

nomads hempware

any one know of any swiss shops that sell clothes like these?, a shop you can just walk into and try things on? or an on-line shop?
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Old 27.05.2014, 11:09
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Re: Eco Bio Sweatshop Free Clothing

I think H&M do a FairTrade or some other ethical clothing line - at least the kids' department has a range of t-shirts, etc., so I guess the line carries on into the adult clothes.
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Old 27.05.2014, 11:31
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Re: Eco Bio Sweatshop Free Clothing

I forgot to mention patagonia, they have a zurich store and you can buy online. they get high marks for their corporate behaviour.

their capilene thermal wear is fantastic, especially the r4, no cold butt during the long winter months.

they occasionally have bio clothes.

and a little something for dog lovers, they have an red old lady dog that hangs out downstairs sometimes that is very very sweet and gentle.
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Re: Eco Bio Sweatshop Free Clothing

Migros also has some Bio/fairtrade clothes; a few percentages of their selling price are supposed to finance education in India/Bangladesh etc.
Reformhaus has a few beautiful clothing items and hand-made toys that are in the eco/fairtrade range. As much as I wish to support this idea, the prices at Reformhaus are...impossible! I'm not gonna pay 80 chf for a scarf, for instance.
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Migros also has some Bio/fairtrade clothes; a few percentages of their selling price are supposed to finance education in India/Bangladesh etc.
Reformhaus has a few beautiful clothing items and hand-made toys that are in the eco/fairtrade range. As much as I wish to support this idea, the prices at Reformhaus are...impossible! I'm not gonna pay 80 chf for a scarf, for instance.
Isn't that kind of the idea, though? The prices are higher to take account of the donation / support they give?
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Re: Eco Bio Sweatshop Free Clothing

something for the men,
migros has some bio fair-trade mens underthings (tighty whitys and shirts) on sale 30% off

20chf down to 14chf

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Migros also has some Bio/fairtrade clothes; a few percentages of their selling price are supposed to finance education in India/Bangladesh etc.
Reformhaus has a few beautiful clothing items and hand-made toys that are in the eco/fairtrade range. As much as I wish to support this idea, the prices at Reformhaus are...impossible! I'm not gonna pay 80 chf for a scarf, for instance.
i know what you are saying, but people happily pay 80 chf for a scarf made by virtually enslaved young women if it has a burbery or some other label on it.
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Re: Eco Bio Sweatshop Free Clothing

here is an offer from Naturaline Coop Damen-Panty 30+% off

its 3 for 26chf (to compare aldi were 2 for 5chf) the coop naturline range though includes fair production which i am not sure what the aldi product includes.
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