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Tonnes burnt and burried: when will UK government fix fast fashion?

A total of 300 000 tonnes of clothing is burned or landfill in the UK every year. MPs on the Environmental…

Fashion industry must ‘embrace’ design for recycling

Recent months have brought higher-than-normal collection volumes, but quality is declining owing to the combination of ‘fast fashion’ and ‘an…

E-waste fashion: are you wearing Dell?

Electronics created by Dell are getting an unexpected new afterlife application. The consumer products brand is transforming various components from…

Reinventing the world’s US$ 1.4 trillion fashion industry

The Cradle-to-Cradle Institute’s Fashion Positive+ programme is celebrating its first anniversary. Backed by major brands like Stella McCartney and H&M,…

Blondie shows off ‘green’ couture during London Fashion Week

United Kingdom – British singer Debbie Harry, better known as Blondie, is collaborating with fashion brand VIN + OMI for…

Stella McCartney helps plastic fashion take another step forward

United Kingdom – Sustainable design is proving more and more not to be a passing phase. Now it is fashion…

Seeking out ‘the next big thing’ in eco-fashion

Global – A consortium of Finnish experts has won the first Global Change Award for a new technology to dissolve…

Falkenberg: ‘Circular is the fashion’

Europe – Karl Falkenberg, the Environment Director General of the European Commission, has called on to a ban on waste….

Recycled plastics: the height of fashion

United States – Many of today’s hottest fashions are coming from an unexpected source – namely yesterday’s plastics, according to…

UK comes up with fashionable recycling solution

United Kingdom – The SUSCORP consortium, a project co-financed by the UK Technology Strategy Board, has developed an innovation for…

Recycled polyester in fashion

Archiv – Basking in the catwalk spotlight of a Tokyo fashion show alongside a Yen 5 million (US$ 50 000)…