Month: January 2024

  • Seattle’s Sustainable Style

    Seattle’s Sustainable Style

    Sustainable fashion in Seattle has surged in recent years. With hundreds of fashion companies in the greater Seattle area, diverse quality garments and accessories have become more accessible. Companies such as Filson and Eddie Bauer have supplied classic, outdoor clothing for decades but style in the Emerald City seems to be morphing in the past few years, with designers…

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  • A Stitch in Time – The Patagonia Principle

    A Stitch in Time – The Patagonia Principle

    byPrerana Manvi Share on FacebookShare on Twitter “Only on the fringes of an ecosystem, those outer rings, do evolution and adaptation occur at a furious pace; the inner center of the system is where the entrenched, non-adapting species die off, doomed to failure by maintaining the status quo. Businesses go through the same cycles.” –…

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  • 3 Companies Leading the Way in Circular Fashion

    3 Companies Leading the Way in Circular Fashion

    Upcycled fashion can be a beautiful and sustainable solution for the textile industry Every second, a truckload of textiles is landfilled. These three companies have taken on the challenge to turn waste into wonderful sustainable fashion. EEDEN: A Seed to End the One-Way Street Eeden, a German startup, has developed an innovative process to recycle…

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  • Six Simple Ways to Fill Your Wardrobe with Sustainable Clothing

    Six Simple Ways to Fill Your Wardrobe with Sustainable Clothing

    Sarah Lees, University of South Wales The environmental impact of fashion waste is overwhelming. Every year the UK alone sends 350,000 tonnes of clothing to landfills. And as the majority of garments are made from oil-based materials like polyester – 22.67 billion tonnes of polyester clothing is produced every year worldwide – they aren’t going…

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  • Sustainable Fashion Aims to Make Green the New Black

    Sustainable Fashion Aims to Make Green the New Black

    Employing more than 300 million people and producing 100 billion items every year, the fashion industry has a colossal impact on the environment. Driving this trend is so-called ‘fast-fashion’, an exploitative yet highly profitable business model that turns high-fashion designs into low-cost, mass-produced styles. In the EU, textile consumption is the fourth highest pressure category in terms…

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  • San Francisco’s Answer to Fast Fashion: A Zero Textile Waste Initiative

    San Francisco’s Answer to Fast Fashion: A Zero Textile Waste Initiative

    Fifteen years after the Zero Waste Textile initiative started in San Francisco in 2003, the city has diverted 80 percent of all waste generated in the city away from landfill disposal through source reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting programs—the highest rate of any major U.S. city according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Although there is still…

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