By KD Angle-Traegner / Last Update: October 2020
Veganism extends beyond our plates; it also includes the items in the closet or dresser drawers.
Sometimes, well-intentioned people overlook clothing because the raw materials’ cultivation does not require the immediate death of an animal, like shearing sheep for wool, for example.
But here’s the sad truth: Every single shorn sheep, goat, alpaca, muskoxen, camelid, or rabbit whose will go to slaughter once their productivity lessens. In the end, all the animals die.
I want to change that.
Some material is easily identified as an animal-based material, like fur, for example. Other times, deciphering clothing labels can be confusing and indeterminable.
Before you go shopping, find out how to spot animal-based materials and read clothing tags. Learn where to shop for those hard-to-find vegan items like baseball gloves or ballet slippers.
Let me show you how.