From plastic to pyjamas: Quebec City designer's eco-conscious clothing line
Published Wednesday, July 24, 2019 8:23PM EDT
A Quebec City entrepreneur is finding success with her eco-conscious clothing brand.
Leonie Daignault-Leclerc makes clothes from material like certified organic cotton for her brand Gaia and Dubos – a name with meaning.
"In Greek mythology, she is the Goddess of the earth, so for me she symbolizes the protection of the planet and humanity. And Dubos - Rene Dubos - was a French environmentalist in the 20th century," she said. "He came up with the famous slogan that we hear all the time: 'Think global, act local.'"
Gaia and Dubos now has a new line of pyjamas created with fabric made entirely from recycled plastic bottles.
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