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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. …

Sustainable Fashion Dublin is hosting a summer party

Sustainable Fashion Dublin is hosting a summer party

Sustainable Fashion Dublin is hosting a summer party. To celebrate hitting 10k followers on Instagram, the girls behind Sustainable Fashion Dublin are hosting a huge summer party this Saturday. Over the past couple of months, the girls have saved clothes from landfills, educated us on the impact the fashion industry has on the environment and …

Stella McCartney signs major deal with LVMH

Stella McCartney signs major deal with LVMH

Stella McCartney signs major deal with LVMH. After parting ways with Kering last year, Stella McCartney has signed to their rival conglomerate LVMH. McCartney will continue to hold the position of creative director and will be the sustainability advisor to LVMH chairman and chief executive officer, Bernard Arnault, and the executive committee members. Arnault told …

Patagonia CEO to get Environmental Achievement Award

Patagonia CEO to get Environmental Achievement Award

Patagonia CEO to get Environmental Achievement Award. The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) will present their 2019 Environmental Achievement Award to Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard and CEO Rose Marcario in recognition of their visionary leadership and advancing sustainability in the fashion industry. The President of the ELI, Scott Fulton said: “Patagonia has become a manifestation of …

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