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These Sunglasses Are Made From Captured Carbon Emissions

3 Mins Read There’s no shortage of innovation in sustainable fashion, with brands making bags out of mushroom leather and clothing from recycled plastic bottles. But what about sustainable eyewear? Prepare to be impressed, because sunglasses are now featuring lenses made with carbon capture technology. British sustainable fashion brand Pangaia has just debuted its new eyewear collection, featuring […]

Reusable Containers Aren’t Always Better For The Environment Than Disposable Ones: New Research

5 Mins Read By: Alejandro Gallego Schmid, Adisa Azapagic & Joan Manuel F. Mendoza We are facing a waste crisis, with landfills across the world at full capacity and mountains of “recycled” waste dumped in developing countries. Food packaging is a major source of this waste, giving rise to an industry of “environmentally friendly” reusable food and drink containers that’s projected to […]

World’s First Sustainable Packaging Sourcing Marketplace Launches with Oversubscribed Pre-Seed

5 Mins Read, the world’s first global B2B marketplace dedicated to sourcing forevers plastics free packaging products, has just launched with an oversubscribed pre-seed round. The company, based in Hong Kong and addressing an international audience of buyers, offers an online e-commerce platform to help food companies and retail brands find sustainable packaging materials amid growing consumer […]

Samsung To Go Waste-Free By 2025 As Tech Faces Green Pressure

3 Mins Read Tech companies have come under greater pressure in recent months to clean up their act, and now, Samsung wants to stem criticism by launching a new sustainability plan. The South Korean giant says it wants to divert all waste from landfill within the next three years, as well as up the percentage of recycled materials […]

Hong Kong Brings Circular Innovation Hub The Mills Fabrica To London

3 Mins Read The Mills Fabrica, the Hong Kong-based innovation hub for sustainable textiles, has just opened up a new location in London. Situated at the heart of the British capital in King’s Cross, the hub is part of the platform’s expansion into sustainable tech-style and ag-tech. In addition to housing eco brands, the concept will feature a […]

Naomi Osaka Just Dropped A New Upcycled Denim Collection With Levi’s

3 Mins Read Tennis champion Naomi Osaka has just launched a brand new upcycled denim collection. Teaming up with Levi’s, the new limited-edition collection features four pieces made from repurposed and vintage denim from the brand’s old stock. Osaka, who has spoken out for social justice and her own mental health, described the “sustainability aspect” of the collection […]

Madewell’s New ThredUP Resale Platform To Double The Life Of 1M Pairs Of Denim By 2023

4 Mins Read As part of its existing partnership with the secondhand apparel platform thredUP, clothing retailer Madewell launches a digital resale platform. Called ‘Madewell Forever’, the initiative is supported by thredUP’s Resale-as-a-Service (RaaS), a platform working on building a circular fashion economy. Growing demand for circular fashion Madewell’s new resale platform ‘Madewell Forever’ is supported by thredUP, […]