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New Balance embraces U.N Climate Action Charter

New Balance embraces U.N Climate Action Charter

New Balance embraces U.N Climate Action Charter. American sports company, New Balance are one in a line of sports and fashion brands to support the United Nations’ Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action as well as the RE100, which is a global corporate initiative that is dedicated to renewable electricity. The Boston company was founded …

There's a sustainable fashion event happening in Dublin

There’s a sustainable fashion event happening in Dublin

There’s a sustainable fashion event happening in Dublin. Dublin’s newest sustainable fashion event is returning to the capital this weekend. #NewButLooksGoodOnYou is partnering with The Well, located on St. Stephen’s Green. The partnership will see Fifi’s Food Blog Dublin and Glitter Bugs launched their second sustainable fashion event bringing food, drink and fashion together. The …

#LoveNotLandfill launches pop up shop with Depop

#LoveNotLandfill launches pop up shop with Depop

#LoveNotLandfill launches pop up shop with Depop. Eco-friendly fashion campaign #LoveNotLandfill launched a popup shop experience in Carnaby, London with online fashion marketplace Depop last weekend. A number of popular depop sellers were present to meet followers in the four-day event, in which a number of pre-loved and vintage fashion items were showcased. As reported …

The fabrics with the best and worst environmental impact

The fabrics with the best and worst environmental impact

The fabrics with the best and worst environmental impact. The fashion industry thrives on providing consumers with the latest trends and so, each year, we consumer approximately 80bn pieces of clothing – a volume that is putting strain on the planet. Alice Wilby, a sustainable fashion consultant and spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion – a campaign …

Vegan fashion museum opens in LA

Vegan fashion museum opens in LA

Vegan fashion museum opens in LA. The first museum dedicated to showcasing cruelty-free and ethically made fashion has recently opened in Los Angeles. Located at Melrose Ave. in front of Melrose Place, the F.A.K.E. (Fashion for Animal Kingdom & Environment) Museum is opened to the public until August 31st. F.A.K.E. started when animal rights activist …

UK government launch sustainable fashion group

UK government launch sustainable fashion group

UK government launch sustainable fashion group. Britain’s MPs have formed the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Sustainable Clothing and Textiles. With the new APPG, which has the support of sustainable charity Hubbub, MPs from all political backgrounds will come together to review fashion supply chains, materials used in the production of clothing and consumer …

How the fashion industry can help tackle climate change

How the fashion industry can help tackle climate change

How the fashion industry can help tackle climate change. As an industry that’s worth billions and the second most polluting business behind oil, fashion has a direct impact on the environment. The processing of raw materials required for textiles and the vast amount of water used contributes to the emission of greenhouse gases contributing to …

Adidas pledges to use only recycled plastic by 2024

Adidas pledges to use only recycled plastic by 2024

Adidas pledges to use only recycled plastic by 2024. The fashion industry as a whole has largely been lagging behind to the demands of customers for sustainable fashion. Sustainable fashion has been primarily relegated to niche fashion brands – think Everlane, Patagonia, Eileen Fisher – and to narrow product categories within the industry. It has …

Zalando is expanding its sustainable selection

Zalando is expanding its sustainable selection

Zalando is expanding its sustainable selection. Online retailer Zalando says that following an increase in demand of sustainable products by its customers, brands like Mudjeans, Ecoalf, Swe-s, Girlfriend Collective and Stripe + Stare will launch on their website in the coming weeks. The European online retailer says its current ‘sustainable’ fashion assortment already consists of …

Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025

Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025

Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025. Fashion brand Zara has promised to only sell sustainable clothes by 2025. Inditex – the company who own Zara as well as brands like Pull & Bear and Bershka – said that all of their collections will be made from 100% sustainable fabrics by 2025. …

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