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Natural Dye

According to Greenpeace, the textile industry is considered one of the most polluting in the world.  The National Resources Defence Council (NRDC) details the environmental atrocities of the textile industry: "Textile mills generate one-fifth of the world's industrial water pollution and use 20,000 chemicals, many of them carcinogenic, to make clothes.  Chinese textile factories alone produce about three billion tons of soot - air pollution linked to respiratory and heart disease - every year by burning coal for energy.  Most of the world's textile factories are in developing countries where governments can't keep pace with the industry's massive pollution footprint." 

Committed to a fully chemical-free practice, I explore numerous dye ingredients, recipes, methods and techniques that can be used to dye salmon skins.

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