Clothing is the new meth? The toxic cocktail in your closet

March 10, 2013

Ever wonder what that smell is on your new clothes? It could be one of countless chemical substances used in the making of shirts, pants, outwear, you name it. Not all the hazardous compounds involved will give off a scent or trigger reactions but they are definitely making the workers who make our clothes and the rivers surrounding them sick. To find out what’s lurking in your closet and which clothing companies have vowed to #Detox their brands by 2020, you’ll want to check out this Ecoholic column.  PS if you’ve got chemical sensitivities,  you need to take extra precautions. Here’s a column  I did a little while back on clothing for those with multiple chemical sensitivities.