Earth-friendly fabrics

Shirts made from bamboo, socks made from corn, and jackets made from chicken feathers may be in your fashion future.

By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM December 11, 2006

Shopping for clothes involves tricky decisions about fit, color, style, and price. And if a growing number of companies have their way, you'll soon start checking labels for another key detail: environmental impact.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clothes made from Earth-friendly fabrics may soon hang in your closet.

 

Clothes made from Earth-friendly fabrics may soon hang in your closet.

 

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Earth-friendly fabrics are in. It's already possible to buy shirts made from bamboo and socks made from corn. Shopping malls of the future might also carry clothes made from chicken ...

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