Cotton Production and Consumption: A Cry For Sustainability

There is no other commodity grown on the farms of our planet that is more polluting than cotton. Major apparel and textile brands…
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H&M Launches Global Change Award To Further Textile Recycling

When it comes to Swedish clothing retailer H&M, the news just gets better. Earlier this week, we covered the company’s new denim clothing…

H&M To Introduce Denim Line Made Using Recycled Cotton

Next month, clothing retailer H&M will introduce new denim pieces made using recycled cotton. The company will introduce a total of 16 new…
Are those twins? ThredUP nails online marketing from top to bottom.

Ladies and Gentlemen, ThredUP has Cracked the Sizzle Problem

This used apparel shop has figured out how to make sustainable shopping irresistible. It's been quite a journey -- this isn't a company…

Haute Couture Fabrics from Plastic Waste

What does it take to make a shift in sustainable fashion and turn a plastic bottle into gorgeous couture dresses? Dutch entrepreneur Monique…
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Would You Wear a Pair of 100 Percent Recyclable Sneakers?

Ammo Liao has designed the Bio-Knit shoe, which eschews the multi-faceted approach taken toward the manufacturing of athletic shoes by using only one…

Sustainable Hangers Divert Waste from Landfills

Starting next month, billions of one-use, virgin plastic hangers now going into landfills each year will be replaced by greener hangers through a…

The Real Environmental Cost of Fashion

A new report by Rainforest Action Network traces tree-based fabric production back to deforestation and human rights violations risks.
By making wares inspired by their homeland, refugee and immigrant women can take control of their finances and look ahead to the future.

Empowering Refugee and Immigrant Women for a Brighter Future

Thousands of women refugees and immigrants come to the U.S. because they have been driven to abandon their home countries in search of…
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New Film Documents the True Cost of Fashion

For two years following the tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, filmmaker Andrew Morgan devoted himself to documenting the untold story of…
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Designing Sustainable Packaging for H&M

H&M Germany Challenges 19 emerging entrepreneurs from around the world to design an eco-innovative shoe packaging solution.

Supply Chain Sustainability Takes Center Stage in Cannes

The Cannes red carpet is more about glitz than sustainable fashion. Kering, the official fashion partner of the annual international film festival, might…

Rana Plaza Two Years Later: Fast Fashion, Fast Destruction

On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza factory building collapsed in the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. That day at 8:57 a.m. local time,…

Social Media Campaign Calls for Fashion Supply Chain Transparency

In support of Fashion Revolution Day, people around the world are taking to social media today, snapping selfies, tagging brands and asking them…
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A Sustainable Supply Chain in the Garment Industry Saves 4 Major Companies $15M Annually

The global textile and garment industry is one of the world’s largest polluters due to its massive impacts on water, soil and of…