3. Refashion your clothes by cutting up old garments and recombining the pieces, a hip trend on the cutting-edge fashion scene. Instead of wasting your time shopping, you could be creating unique garments and bypassing the dysfunctional system that gives us mostly toxic choices. In 2010, Barryville artist (and my friend) Daria Dorosh, PhD, created FliP™ , Fashion Lab in Process, which shows consumers how to do it. “The lab’s concept is to help tackle sustainability issues by revaluing overflow and unwanted fashion in a highly creative way, simultaneously developing and promoting other ideas about fashion, ecological balance and fashion job creation. Visit psychologytoday.com/blog/sensoria/201010/re-made-in-america and fashionlabinprocess.com/index.html.