5 WAYS TO DOWN-PROOF YOUR LIFE

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5 WAYS TO DOWN-PROOF YOUR LIFE
DITCH THE DOWN FILLED JACKET

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Source: Next time you're on the hunt for a jacket, look for one with synthetic padding. Unlike down, which contains no insulating properties, synthetic insulated coats can provide heat even when wet; perfect for climates where the precipitation alternates between rain and snow.
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5 WAYS TO DOWN-PROOF YOUR LIFE
SWAP OUT YOUR PILLOWS

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Source: Next time you’re in the market for functional or festive pillows, try an eco-friendly fiber. Many down-filled options contain feathers sterilized with formaldehyde. With so many sustainable options on the market, finding down alternatives is easier than you might think.
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5 WAYS TO DOWN-PROOF YOUR LIFE
SUBSTITUTE DOWN FOR KAPOK

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Source: The vegetable-based fiber is hypoallergenic, water and mold resistant, quick drying, naturally pest free, and does not require pesticides.
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5 WAYS TO DOWN-PROOF YOUR LIFE
OR ONE OF THESE FIBERS

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Source: Other fibers include buckwheat hulls, which are naturally pesticide-free, natural latex, a rapidly renewable resource, natural shredded rubbers, which are renewable and biodegradable, and organic hemp, which is processed without pesticides or synthetic chemicals.
LOOK FOR DOWN ALTERNATIVE DUVET FILLERS
5 WAYS TO DOWN-PROOF YOUR LIFE
LOOK FOR DOWN ALTERNATIVE DUVET FILLERS

Source: Natural down contains dust particles, debiris, and dust mites, a huge trigger for allergy sufferers. Synthetic-filled comforters, on the other hand, are filled with man-made hypollargenic materials that are safer and healthier, perfect for a good nights sleep!

In recent years, animal rights advocates have been shedding light on the disturbing treatment of ducks and geese. In a collaborative video with PETA, animal rights activist Alicia Silverstone narrated a graphic but telling investigation behind the practice of live-plucking – a gruesome process that injures and kills animals – as well as force-feeding birds so that they can be sold for foie gras meat once they’ve been used up for their feathers.

With people starting to take notice of these sub-standard practices, eco-friendly fibers are rising in popularity offering us access to a variety of ethical options.

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