Beyond recycling: Redesigning the business of fashion with circularity

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Sponsored: Why fashion brands should care about circularity — and how to avoid being seen as greenwashing. Circular Economy Advanced Materials Clothing Fashion Lenzing Recycling Sponsored

Will technology be the game-changer for rising transparency in the fashion supply chain?

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Sponsored: Discussions on the benefit of blockchain in fashion supply chains have risen in recent years. Is blockchain technology the solution to opaqueness in the fashion industry? Blockchain Clothing Data Fashion Lenzing Sponsored Supply Chain Transparency

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Adidas is latest fashion company hoping to weave recycled plastic into garments

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Fashion In the LoopThe growing demand for recycled polyester, coupled with a limited supply, signals scarcity and competition ahead.

Look Good, Feel Good: Join the Green-Themed Slow Fashion Movement

U.S. Green Technology

The slow fashion movement is picking up steam as shoppers become more eco-conscious. Image from [link] Wearing the most fashion-forward styles has a way of boosting your mood and making you feel in tune with the world around you. green slow fashion YaShekia King

Fashion's latest trend? Why H&M, other big brands are investing in garment recycling

GreenBiz

Apparel Circular Economy FashionLess than 1 percent of clothing material today is refashioned to produce new clothing. This is one potential solution.

G7 summit: Fashion companies make a pact to protect the planet

Inhabitat - Innovation

Known as The Fashion Pact, a group of 32 major luxury brands, labels and companies, such as Adidas, Burberry, Kering, Hermes, Nike, Prada and Puma, shared its ideas to improve sustainability in the fashion industry at the G7 summit from August 24 to 26

Fashion collaboration repurposes leather offcuts into eco-friendly home and lifestyle products

Inhabitat - Innovation

Award-winning design studio OPENUU has joined forces with RIL CREED, a sustainable handbag fashion brand, to create two collections for home and lifestyle using upcycled genuine Italian leather

Vogue Italia ditches photos in sustainable fashion issue

Business Green

Move is to highlight carbon impact of fashion photo shoots, according to editor

The UK fashion sector is already on trend to miss 2020 waste targets

GreenBiz

Population growth, rising consumption levels, lack of collection infrastructure and fast fashion is blocking industry progress on waste, report finds.

BMW Group & Great Wall Motor To Build Fashionable MINI E In China

CleanTechnica

High-level representatives of the local Chinese government, Great Wall Motor, and the BMW Group announced a new joint venture, Spotlight Automotive Limited, on November 29, 2019. The partners congregated earlier in Germany to initiate the collaboration.

Planet Beyond earbuds combine tech, sustainability and fashion

Inhabitat - Innovation

These high-tech earbuds double as unique jewelry

Fast Fashion: the second biggest polluter on Earth

Envirotec Magazine

Below he discusses the issue of water pollution in the fashion industry. The fashion industry is reliant on water. Not only does this produce an inordinate amount of textile waste, it has also resulted in water usage for textile and fashion manufacturers rocketing.

The North Face aims to increase its circularity

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Fashion recommerceThe outdoor recreation product company is expanding its Renewed recommerce program.

More Consumers Want Sustainable Fashion, But Are Brands Delivering It?

Forbes Green Tech

With consumers being more environmentally-conscious than ever, it’s no surprise that sustainability has become a familiar refrain in the fashion industry

Why fashion looks set to be the next sustainability trend

Business Green

Fashion businesses need to better communicate their environmental credentials to win over shoppers and prepare for increased scrutiny, argues Kantar's Glen Tooke

Fashion sector on trend to miss 2020 waste targets

Business Green

Population growth, rising consumption levels, lack of collection infrastructure and fast fashion is blocking industry progress on waste, report finds

The Renewal Workshop raises €5 million to help fashion brands go circular

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, December 11 – Startups are helping minimize the environmental footprint of mainstream fashion with waterless dyes, online thrift stores, and clothes made of recycled materials.

Will technology be the game-changer for rising transparency in the fashion supply chain?

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Fast fashion: A passing trend?

Eco-Business

With eyes on New York, London, Milan and Paris, a growing chorus of campaigners and designers are sizing up a more sustainable clothing industry

Apparel industry fashions sustainability roles; insurers look to cut risk with new chiefs

GreenBiz

From new ventures from sustainability stalwarts to tech executives in energy management, it's an interesting time of the year for the sustainability field. Apparel Energy & Climate Insurance Leadership Names in the News ocean plastic plastic Pollution Prevention

Time to make fast fashion a problem for its makers

Eco-Business

Instead of passing on old and unwanted clothes to charity stories, they should be re-directed to fast fashion companies in need of a new zero waste business model

How companies can embrace circularity in their material sourcing strategies

GreenBiz

Apparel Circular Economy Fashion Material Change Index Supply ChainIncorporating recycled materials into product collections is a good start.

Major Fashion Companies Sign Pact Vowing To Reduce Industry’s Environmental Impact

Forbes Green Tech

Ahead of the G7 meeting in France this weekend, 32 major global fashion and textile companies, from H&M and Gap to Hermes and Chanel, signed a Fashion Pact, promising to work together to lower the fashion industry’s negative impact on the environment

How companies can source leather more sustainably

GreenBiz

Apparel Circular Economy Fashion Material Change Index Supply ChainThe environmental impact of using this material mirrors that of using cattle as a protein source.

Planet Beyond earbuds combine tech, sustainability and fashion

AGreenLiving

That’s what inspired Planet Beyond, a company aimed at offering fashionable options alongside state-of-the-art technology and sustainability. Beyond being lightweight and durable, our Bluetooth earpieces are the synthesis of sustainability, fashion and technology ,” the company said. Excerpt from: Planet Beyond earbuds combine tech, sustainability and fashion.

Fashion’s latest trend? Why H&M, other big brands are investing in garment recycling

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View original post here: Fashion’s latest trend? Business Green apparel circular economy clothing-material fashion one-potential produce-newLess than 1 percent of clothing material today is refashioned to produce new clothing. This is one potential solution. Why H&M, other big brands are investing in garment recycling.

How companies can source down more sustainably

GreenBiz

Apparel Circular Economy Fashion Material Change Index Supply ChainThe key sustainability concerns related to down are around animal welfare.

How digital identities could bring us closer to a circular economy

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Fashion GreenBiz 20 In the Loop Supply chain Supply Chain TechnologyTracking technologies could provide information throughout a product's journey, from the start all the way through to its use at the consumer level, and ultimately to its disposal or reuse in the future.

How the Textile Exchange's new index aims to make a material difference

GreenBiz

A new tool, released today, aims to push apparel and home furnishings companies further toward sustainability, and ramps up efforts by the textile and fashion industries to align material choices with the Sustainable Development Goals.

Fast fashion giant H&M appoints former sustainability head as CEO; activists call for different business model

Eco-Business

Industry observers hope H&M’s new CEO, Helena Helmersson, will push for more durable fashion and steer the company away from overproduction

Beyond recycling: Redesigning the business of fashion with circularity

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Don’t Buy, Rent - Why H&M Is Hiring Out Fashion

Forbes Green Tech

This week in downtown Stockholm, H & M is introducing a limited collection of some 50 selected party dresses and skirts from H & M’s 2012-2019 Conscious Exclusive collections, made from ‘more’ sustainable materials. Only they are not for sale, they are for rent

Fashion Pact: 32 major fashion brands pledge to set science-based CO2 targets

Business Green

Coalition including Adidas, Burberry, and Gap agree to set net zero emissions goals, cut plastic pollution and source 100 per cent renewable energy

‘Princess Of Punk’ Fashion Designer Zandra Rhodes Celebrates 50 Years In Business

Forbes Green Tech

The British fashion designer is marking the anniversary with a new exhibition

Europe's fashion habit fourth largest cause of environmental pressures

Business Green

The negative environmental impact of textiles production is beaten only by food, housing and transport, new research reveals