5 seriously cool climate innovators in fashion

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Fashion In the Loop InnovationFrom carbon-negative polyester to dissolvable thread, here's a handful of surprising startups making waves in the apparel industry.

How fashion professionals are re-educating for a circular economy

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Clothing Fashion Life-Cycle ManagementEighty percent of a product’s environmental impact is decided on the design table but most apparel professionals weren't trained to design with the end-user or end-of-life of the garment in mind.

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

GreenBiz

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

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.

Sustainable Fashion: Identifying Fast Fashion Flaws and Extending the Life Cycle of Clothing

Green Business Bureau

trillion dollar fashion industry may be economically thriving in the age of fast-changing trends but it is in no way sustainable. In fact, fashion is the second largest polluting industry after fossil fuels. Flaws In The Consumption Side of Fast Fashion. Fashion

Transparency and Resilience in Fashion

CleanTech Group

Covid-19 has highlighted the fragility of many fashion supply chains. Fashion Materials & Chemicals Recycling & Waste Sector Insights Supply Chain Textiles chemical recycling fashion waste resilience tracking transparency

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.

Beyond recycling: Redesigning the business of fashion with circularity

GreenBiz

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

Resale and rental models are growing rapidly in the fashion industry

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Fashion recommerceThe models promise to do more with less, curbing ‘peak production’ while still fulfilling the needs of a growing population that loves to shop.

New benchmark shows that biodiversity is in fashion

GreenBiz

New benchmark shows that biodiversity is in fashion. 5 — the Textile Exchange Corporate Fiber and Materials Benchmark (CFMB) Program is launching a new tool to help the fashion and textile industry take urgent action on biodiversity. Collaborative leadership: Fashion Pact.

Booming secondhand clothing sales could help curb the sustainability crisis in fashion

GreenBiz

Booming secondhand clothing sales could help curb the sustainability crisis in fashion. A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry: secondhand clothing. While fast fashion is expected to continue to grow 20% in the next 10 years, secondhand fashion is poised to grow 185%.

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. The post Look Good, Feel Good: Join the Green-Themed Slow Fashion Movement appeared first on U.S. green slow fashion YaShekia King

How to ensure circular fashion is good for people and the environment

GreenBiz

How to ensure circular fashion is good for people and the environment. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the fashion industry into disarray, leaving supply chain workers without wages and causing major global brands to file for bankruptcy. Fashion.

This fashion boutique in India is crafted from recycled materials

Inhabitat - Innovation

This fashion boutique is made with clay tiles, upcycled metal, recycled beer bottles and more

Adidas and H&M join project to scale circular fashion and recycled fibers

GreenBiz

Adidas and H&M join project to scale circular fashion and recycled fibers. Finally, sustainable fashion platform Fashion for Good has been tasked with leading stakeholder co-operation and communications efforts, with branding support from Finland's Aalto University and Infinited Fiber Company.

Scaling circular fashion in North America: Part 1

GreenBiz

Scaling circular fashion in North America: Part 1. What could a circular fashion industry look like in 2050? Part one of this two-part session explores what the circular fashion industry of 2050 has in store.

Circular Fashion Online: How the Internet is Helping to Close the Loop on Fast Fashion

CleanTech Group

Second only to oil, the fashion industry is the largest industrial polluter in the world, contributing to nearly 10% of GHG emissions and. Fashion Recycling & Waste Sector Insights Circular

ASOS launches first circular fashion collection

Inhabitat - Innovation

This fall, online retailer ASOS is launching its first collection of circular fashions

Scaling Circular Fashion in North America: Part 2

GreenBiz

Scaling Circular Fashion in North America: Part 2. What will it take to transition the fashion industry toward circularity at scale?

The future of the fashion industry requires innovative circular systems

GreenBiz

The future of the fashion industry requires innovative circular systems. Winner of the 2018 Global Change Award , the company aims to unlock value for the textile and fashion industry, for farmers and for the planet. Fashion.

Inside the world’s first VR circular fashion summit: 4 key takeaways

GreenBiz

Inside the world’s first VR circular fashion summit: 4 key takeaways. COVID-19 has radically accelerated the need for the fashion industry to innovate. The second edition of the Circular Fashion Summit bears fruit of this new socially distanced reality. Fashion.

Almost 60 per cent of sustainability claims by fashion giants are greenwash

Eco-Business

Widespread ‘delay-distract-derail’ greenwashing tactics by mega fashion brands detract from industry’s claims about its sustainable practices

Is the fashion industry fashionably late on tackling diversity?

Eco-Business

According to a new report, the fashion industry still remains biased towards white men, and employees of colour in the industry feel like they don't belong. Inequality in fashion is a systemic issue that will require collective action

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

Green Business Bureau

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.

Digital technology, green finance in vogue among fashion’s sustainability trendsetters

GreenBiz

Digital technology, green finance in vogue among fashion’s sustainability trendsetters. The key to long-term success in the fashion industry is to start trends and continually push the envelope — a philosophy that also applies to its ESG priorities. Fashion.

A closed loop fashion system requires scaling solutions now, not later

GreenBiz

A closed loop fashion system requires scaling solutions now, not later. The fashion industry is damaging to the planet — it's responsible for 10 percent of the world's carbon emissions. The fashion industry must contend with its long history of operating unsustainably. Fashion.

What Is Toxic Fast Fashion and How Does It Impact the Environment?

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Fashion Starts With Eliminating Toxic Fast Fashion. The use of toxic chemicals threatens the progress of creating a truly sustainable fashion industry. The Story of Fast Fashion. History of Fast Fashion. Toxic Fashion. Fashion

Fast Fashion: The Damage It’s Caused and How to Stop It

The Environmental Blog

Fashion is an industry that sometimes flies under the radar in terms of its environmental impact. The fashion industry produces approximately 10% of the world’s carbon emissions. This number will increase as “fast fashion” does as well. What Is Fast Fashion?

What Is Toxic Fast Fashion and How Does It Impact the Environment?

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Fashion Starts With Eliminating Toxic Fast Fashion. The use of toxic chemicals threatens the progress of creating a truly sustainable fashion industry. The Story of Fast Fashion. History of Fast Fashion. Toxic Fashion. Fashion SDG

Is Sustainable Fashion Really Scalable?

Forbes Green Tech

Some industry leaders have postulated a future with no need to grow raw cotton and a fashion industry that thrives on recycled and upcycled materials alone.

Fashion & Fabric: From Sustainable to Harmful

Unsustainable

The post Fashion & Fabric: From Sustainable to Harmful appeared first on Unsustainable. Ecology ecology Ellen Rubin Ethics fashion lifestyle organic farming recycling upcycling waste

What is Fast Fashion and Why It Must Go

Green Living Guy

Ok Let’s talk fast fashion: yet what is that?? As we know… Read More What is Fast Fashion and Why It Must Go. The post What is Fast Fashion and Why It Must Go appeared first on Green Living Guy. When was the last time you went shopping for clothing? Where did you shop?

The fashion industry is unsustainable ? here's how journalism is inspiring activism to improve it

GreenBiz

The fashion industry is unsustainable — here's how journalism is inspiring activism to improve it. The fast fashion industry has long been critiqued for unsustainable practices and unethical working conditions. Dabbs: Is there a case for regulating the global fashion industry?

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.

The perfect pair? Custom-fit jeans startup challenges fast fashion mindset

GreenBiz

Custom-fit jeans startup challenges fast fashion mindset. I caught up with unspun co-founder Beth Esponnette this week to talk about her company’s role in designing a better approach to the fashion industry. Want to learn more about unspun and the future of fashion?

Ecologyst is a truly transparent fashion brand

AGreenLiving

The Ecologyst brand is known throughout Canada for creating sustainable fashion. Ecologyst is a truly transparent fashion brand. Eco Green a-white-sewing also-guarantees biodegradable clothes clothing fashion img-loading recently-opened retail willing-or-even wool

Affordable and sustainable fashion trends for fall

Inhabitat - Innovation

Here's how to dress comfortably, stylishly and sustainably this fall

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.

5 Sustainable Fashion Lines for Women

AGreenLiving

Fashion carries a heavy environmental price, but it does not … The post 5 Sustainable Fashion Lines for Women appeared first on Earth 911. See the rest here: 5 Sustainable Fashion Lines for Women.

Meet the fashion brand that's turning grain waste into clothing

Inhabitant

RAFFAUF's newest sustainable fashion collection is made from something that is typically thrown away

BioRomper: a safe, fashionable, eco-friendly outfit for travel

Inhabitat - Innovation

For those who want to up their safety game beyond hand sanitizers and masks, there’s a new coverall bodysuit called BioRomper

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

FOReT's accessories marry sustainability with high-fashion

Inhabitat - Innovation

Who says that beauty has to hurt the Earth? Many less harmful options exist, and FOReT proves this with its line of sustainable, eco-friendly cork jewelry