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Keep Companies Like American Apparel Around

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American Apparel is more than just a hip, trendy company. It's the kind of business we must support. They employ people here in American, and they recognize the importance of being the RIGHT KIND of employer: "The jobs we create aren't just jobs, they are good jobsโ€”jobs that support families and communities. American Apparel garment workers are the highest paid garments workers in the world. They are paid partially by the amount of pieces they produce and can make as much as $18.50/hour or $36,000 per year."

4th of July Picnic with a Purpose Gets Notice

We are so excited to have been featured in The Perfect Palette's 4th of July blog today! We believe the work we are doing here at Conscious American makes a difference. We are making America stronger, one sale at a time. However, we couldn't do it alone. Thanks to Jamie Elliott McPherson, wedding coordinator and co-owner [...]

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Conscious American Partners with American Retail

I'm so excited to be added to the list of partners for American Retail! This is an excellent buying guide to find things we don't carry (and some we do). Like us, these guys can see the writing on the wall. When less than 3% of all apparel is made in America, it's easy to see [...]

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The Best Candles Are Made Right Here in the USA

Check out this video review about Seventh Avenue Apothecary candles made right in Tampa, Fla with all sustainable ingredients.

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The Hottest New Workout Gear is Sweatshop Free!

I'm so excited to now add Body Language Sportswear to my already superior product line! Celebs like Jennifer Lopez and Eva Longoria are already into this amazing line. 

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Changing the Rules

This video proves what we all know. There is enough to go around if we only share. Thank you to these "hunger heroes" for taking the time to care!

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Long Hours and No Pay

It just doesn't have to be this way! Support the movement to buy clothing made slave free at Conscious American!

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Beautycounter New to Conscious American

I am so excited to announce that Conscious American now carries Beautycounter products. These products are screened for safety and do not include toxins that cause cancer, hormone disruption, or infertility. You would think these things are banned by the government, but they are not. The European Union has spent the past two decades banning [...]

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The True Cost

Some of my suppliers checked out this video, and it is truly shocking. Workers in Bangladesh and across the globe are feeling the squeeze to produce for even less. Of course, since they already don't make a livable wage, the result of this squeeze is tragic. Factories collapse. People starve. The question I have to [...]

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It's Not as Bad as You Think! It's Worse!

Now more than ever, it's time to shop at Conscious American. According to a recent article on Salon, a new report confirms that the clothes we wear on our back are made on the backs of children: "According to the report, one woman at a factory supplying H&M clothes โ€œestimated that 20 of the 60 [...]

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