These funky sandals upcycle fabric from the cutting room floor

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Native is not new to the sustainable manufacturing effort, with a history of innovative research and design. For example, its Plant Shoe uses only natural glues and a plant-based, biodegradable template. These funky sandals upcycle fabric from the cutting room floor.

Plumen Hive shade is 3D-printed and biodegradable

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Light bulbs and lamp shades go together like peanut butter and jelly so when Plumen had an idea for a natural looking shade, they turned to designer Luke Deering with very specific goals in mind: make it elegant and make it sustainable. This process streamlines the manufacturing and supports the sustainability goals of the project too. To complete the circle, the Hive shade is commercially compostable and will biodegrade in about six months at the end of its usable life cycle.

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Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

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New fashion house Valani has launched its debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by “light living.” The fashion brand has designed its pieces to reflect sustainability, with soft styles that can be worn throughout the year — regardless of season.

Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

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New fashion house Valani has launched its debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by “light living.” ” These sustainable clothes are made from materials like classic hemp fiber, antibacterial Tencel and banana silk for wardrobe staples that are just as comfortable and eco-friendly as they are stylish. Related: Seaweed Girl explores seaweed as an eco-textile for sustainable fashion Valani uses hemp, Tencel and banana silk in its designs.

Style & Sustainability: Eco-Friendly Decor Tips to Upgrade Your Space

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But if you’re not sure where to start, we thought who better to consult with questions about where and what to buy (or not to buy) when blending style and sustainability than the experts themselves? – Sustainable Travel & Living. Upcycle Items You Already Own.

Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Gym Equipment

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From biodegradable cork mats to treadmills that convert human power into electricity, here are some options for eco-friendly gym equipment on the market today. And for those just beginning to green their gyms, check out our Sustainability Guide for Gyms and Fitness Centers as an overview.

Sustainable funerals: Part 2 – with Ethical.net

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Our friends at Ethical.net continue to explore sustainable funeral options, including green burials, coffins, burial sites, wakes and more. A sustainable, natural burial differs from a traditional burial in involving no embalming. Sustainable wood coffins. A sustainable wake.

How To Create A Sustainability Plan: Executive Guide To Becoming A Sustainable Business – Step 4

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The Playbook for Becoming a Sustainable Business. If your company is working toward improving its sustainability performance, you need a strategy, plan and roadmap. Step 2: Create a sustainability committee or green team. Step 5: Create a Sustainability Plan for Your Business.

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Sustainable holiday gift ideas for your friends

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Check out our guide below to give every friend on your list the gift of sustainability this holiday season. Headphones The stylish headphones from House of Marley are made from sustainable materials such as FSC-certified wood , stainless steel, recyclable aluminum and soft natural leather.

How to Be A Sustainable Fashion Brand: Trends and Ideas for Your Business

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The World Needs a More Sustainable Fashion Industry. Sustainable fashion is our only option. The future of our planet, maintaining adequate resources, and protecting human rights all depend on our toxic fashion industry evolving to a more sustainable and circular fashion industry.

Archivist releases shirts made from recycled hotel sheets

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As for Archivist, a sustainable clothing company, its business plan counts on being disruptive in the name of fashion and corporate responsibility. The answer inspired a campaign to turn used bedding into sustainable fashion. Archivist moved quickly to disrupt the flow of hotel sheets to landfills, instead creating a men’s leisure shirt and a women’s work shirt, two initial releases in what the company hopes to be a growing line of sustainable clothing options.

Send your coworkers these sustainable holiday gifts

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All notebooks are fully recyclable , and a percentage of the paper composition is made from either post-consumer waste or sourced from certified sustainable and renewable wood. Upcycled circuit board supplies Another unique Etsy find (and who doesn’t love those?),

Green Your Workplace With These Eco-Friendly Office Products and Supplies

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If your business is working to become a more sustainable company, that requires you to look at what products you buy and bring into the workspace. What a cool way to show off your company name and commitment to sustainability!

The 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

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Still others are driving sustainability at nonprofit organizations and consultancies. We’d like to express our appreciation to the World Business Council for Sustainable Business and Net Impact for helping to cast a global net for this year’s nominees. The 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30.

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Tom Ford plastic alternatives contest awards its 8 winners

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Icelandic start-up Marea is looking toward algae to make biodegradable alternatives to thin-film plastic. Sustainable biotech company Kelpi , based in Bath, is also working with seaweed, as is London-based Notpla. The two North American finalists are Canadian biotech firm Genecis , which is reprogramming and upcycling bacteria from low-value organic waste, and Sway , an American company that is also in camp seaweed.

Treat your partner with these eco-friendly holiday gifts

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This is an extraordinarily unique gift for the camera lover in your life that offers the basics of photography along with sustainable and recycled materials. bags “The future of fashion is circular, meaning items are sustainably produced, used and reused with love, then upcycled into other equally valuable items. We refer to this concept in our own production as the Ecosystem of Sustainability.” The clothing features unique designs and uses upcycled fabrics.

Wheat bran from pasta 3D prints into product displays

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PLA’s sustainability aspect is questionable due to the amount of water and resources required to grow the plants. However, the final product is fully biodegradable and one of the best options we currently have against the toxic flood of plastic. The idea is in alignment with modern goals of zero-waste , using a waste by-product to upcycle a new product. Full-circle can mean a lot of things — some good and some not so good.

Eco-friendly Everlasting Forest Pavilion champions circular living in Bangkok

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For this year’s Bangkok Design Week, which took place in February 2020, Thai design firm Plural Designs created the Everlasting Forest Pavilion, a temporary, tunnel-like structure built of biodegradable materials that promotes sustainable ideas and products to the public. All materials used in construction are eco-friendly, biodegradable and made from waste material. Examples of uses for biodegradable and eco-friendly bioplastics are shown in the third zone, Bio Economy.

GREEN IS THE NEW BLACK

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This article might come off as a darker note of the feel-good vibes of sustainable innovation - bear with me, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. It has become an inevitable trend that mainstream brands are joining the campaign of being environmental-friendly and sustainability-conscious - or at least more and more join the masquerade. For one that wants to expand the wardrobe more sustainable and affordable way, sharing closet is the answer.

Managing Food Waste in the Office

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You can avoid a yucky and smelly bin by lining the bin with a biodegradable bag – ensure to separate stinky scraps like meat, fish, bones and greasy food into another bag to prevent bad odor; keeping a lid on and recycling regularly (consider composting).

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The best eco-friendly gifts for your grandparents

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Related: 9 sustainable living tips to take from our grandparents Aprons At the grill or over the stove, aprons take a beating. Even better, linen is completely biodegradable. The Upcycled Cribbage Board from Art of Play is made from maple and other hardwoods.

Blue Sky recyclable planner helps you organize for 2022

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Related: Papermelon makes sustainable jewelry from upcycled paper At first glance, the front covers reflect the natural elements and color palettes of the planet. It also provides sustainable opportunities for jobs and economic growth. Each planner is artistically designed with soy-based inks that avoid harsh chemicals and can be safely biodegraded without harm to the soil. It’s hard to believe, but the new year is right around the corner.

Pamper your partner with these eco-friendly gift ideas

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Recycled glass artworks Upcycling glass is a good way to minimize waste and create eco-art for all to enjoy. million bottles and continues to upcycle them into gifts, like self-watering planters, carafe and glass sets and personalized glass sets. The Humble Brush is described as “the world’s most-sold bamboo toothbrush with a handle made from 100 percent biodegradable, sustainably grown bamboo.”

Eco-friendly holiday gifts your partner will love

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If you’re a fan of Inhabitat, chances are your partner supports sustainable living as well! Related: Where to find eco-friendly engagement and wedding rings Comfy, sustainable underwear Perhaps the best part of buying sustainable underwear? Bedding Snuggle up to your sweetie in bedding made of soft, sustainable material. You can also check out 100% biodegradable sunglasses from Pela Vision.

12 good things that happened for the environment in 2019

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For folks who read — and write — about sustainability, dire projections are revealed every day. A collaboration between the Peruvian government, the National Wildlife Federation, conservation organization Sociedad Peruana de Ecodesarrollo and the Peruvian Palm Oil Producers’ Association (JUNPALMA) led to an agreement to only produce sustainable and deforestation-free palm oil by 2021. He began making colorful beds out of upcycled tires for both pets and strays.

How to make zero-waste decorations for the holidays

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Though foraging is a sustainable way to decorate your home, there are a few things to consider. Remember to forage sustainably, only taking what you need and considering the health of the tree or plant you’re taking from. Related: Simple DIY upcycled holiday decor Fold the tubes lengthwise and cut into equal 1-centimeter pieces along the shorter side, and use a water-based, eco-friendly glue (you can also make your own by boiling cornstarch and water on the stove) to make stars.

The 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

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Still others are driving sustainability at nonprofit organizations and consultancies. We’d like to express our appreciation to the World Business Council for Sustainable Business and Net Impact for helping to cast a global net for this year’s nominees.