“Turning old clothes into high-end building materials”

“Researchers at UNSW Sydney have developed an effective process to turn old clothing and textiles into high-quality building products such as flat panels. These high-end composite products can have a wood veneer look or a ceramic-style finish and… Read More

“Want To Give Sustainable and Socially Conscious Holiday Gifts? Here’s How.”

“The holiday season has arrived and my inbox has been flooded with sales, gift guides and more. I enjoy receiving and giving gifts as much as the next person, but as someone who focuses on sustainable and ethical… Read More

“Everlane Is Eliminating Virgin Plastic From Its Business—Starting With a New Outerwear Collection”

“There are more than eight billion tons of plastic on Earth. That’s more than one ton of plastic for every human being on the planet. The scary truth is that if we don’t address the overwhelming blight of… Read More

“”There is no innovation without sustainability” says Nike’s chief operating officer”

“Nike is putting new focus into sustainability, says chief operating officer Eric Sprunk, and has just created a new super material from recyclable natural leather fibre. Speaking to Dezeen at the recent Copenhagen Fashion Summit, Sprunk revealed details about Flyleather,… Read More

“73 Percent of Millennials are Willing to Spend More Money on This 1 Type of Product”

“”Despite the fact that Millennials are coming of age in one of the most difficult economic climates in the past 100 years, they continue to be most willing to pay extra for sustainable offerings–almost three-out-of-four respondents,” says Nielsen.”… Read More

“9 Sustainable Clothing Brands for Environmentally Conscious Outdoorspeople”

It’s important to consider the impact our habits have on the environment in order to preserve our beautiful natural landscapes for generations to come. https://www.bestproducts.com/fitness/clothing/a18736061/sustainable-ethical-clothing-brands/

“This Swedish power plant is burning H&M clothes instead of fossil fuels”

“Sweden boasts a nearly emission-free power system, according to Bloomberg, due to wind, nuclear, and hydro plants. But some local municipalities do use oil and coal for heating on winter days. The country hopes to move away from… Read More

“Paul Hawken on One Hundred Solutions to the Climate Crisis”

“Environmentalist Paul Hawken believes that to motivate action on climate change, the focus needs to be on solutions rather the problem. And, he says, those solutions – from changing the type of refrigerants used to reducing food waste… Read More

“Designing to Eliminate the Concept of Waste”

“The bi-annual Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge asks emerging designers to develop new solutions for improving our environment through sustainable design. Each iteration of the challenge brings us closer to realizing the imperative to create a circular… Read More

“Marie Claire Launches First-Ever Sustainability Issue”

“Publications dedicated to eco-friendly fashion alternatives have cropped up for conscious consumers. But most mainstream glossies haven’t prioritized consistently getting that kind of information, which can be seen as a bit of a downer, in front of their… Read More