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August 23, 2019


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IKEA will offer curtains that purify indoor air The GUNRID curtain purifies the air using technology similar to the photosynthesis process found in nature. Read more… Consumer Guide: What Can I Do to Make a Difference? While there is no way for us to shop our way into sustainability, we still live in a society where pretty much all of us have to wear clothing on a daily basis. So, what’s a person to do? Read more…
From planned obsolescence to circular thinking A century ago, the fashion industry aimed to produce quality goods that lasted a lifetime. For at least half a century now, the mainstream fashion industry has intentionally produced goods of poorer quality to encourage continuous consumption. Read more… An A-Z guide to living your best sustainable life Navigate your way through an eco-friendly lifestyle Read more…
20 Ethical Clothing Brands that Don’t Compromise on Style You may have heard of slow food and slow travel, but have you heard of slow fashion? Basically, ethical clothing is the opposite of fast fashion, and aims to counteract manufacturing issues. Read more… Seafood shells for better plastic, packaging and textiles Shells of crustaceans contain chitin, a material that has many of plastic’s desirable properties, but it can take weeks or months to biodegrade, rather than hundreds of years. Read more…
Is Fashion Actually A Form Of Pollution? Nearly 60 percent of all clothing is discarded within a year of being made. Read more… Stella McCartney and Adidas unveil sustainable sportswear made from liquified old cotton Made from liquified old cotton, the collection includes a biodegradable dress and the world’s first fully recyclable hoodie. Read more…
Baker Uses A "Thread And Needle" Technique To Recreate Stitchings On Her ‘Tapestry Cakes’ Once she debuted her “thread and needle” technique, brides starting asking her to replicate details from their wedding dresses. Read more… What can designers do? Designers have a significant role to play in moving away from planned obsolescence towards a more sustainable fashion industry. Read more…

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