Wearing Bug Poop and Mashed-up Beetles Is the Latest Thing in Eco-Friendly Fashion

Wearing Bug Poop and Mashed-up Beetles Is the Latest Thing in Eco-Friendly FashionA silkworm and its feces — along with mashed up beetles — are being used by companies like Patagonia for more eco-friendly sources of dyes and materials. Outdoor clothing company Patagonia prides itself on environmentally and socially responsible business practices, and the label’s latest move proves how far it’s willing to push the envelope. The newly launched Clean Color Collection includes tops, bottoms, and a jacket all manufactured using natural dyes from renewable resources — and a few of those resources include the “poop of silkworms” and “dried beetles,” according to the Huffington Post.