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Nike Is Destroying New Returned Sneakers, German Investigation Reveals

3 Mins Read An investigation by German reporters alleges Nike has been destroying new shoes that have been returned, instead of reselling them. Nike could be shredding sneakers that are completely new, an investigative report by a team of journalists in Germany has found. According to the report by NDR, Die Zeit and research startup Flip, the sportswear […]

7 Japanese Words You Need To Be Living Your Life By

4 Mins Read Have you been searching for a way to describe something you’ve felt, and just can’t pin down using the English language? We’ve definitely felt that way before. Luckily, there are some Japanese words that are just so relatable, and we are here to share them with you! Here are 7 Japanese words that seem to […]

Japanese Luxury Giant Takashimaya Debuts Large Scale Fashion Collection Made From Upcycled Materials From Its Own Supply Chains

3 Mins Read Takashimaya, one of the largest luxury department store chains in Japan, is embracing sustainable fashion with a new recycling initiative. Working with 15 brands for the campaign, the company is launching recycled fashion pieces across its high-end outlets and online store, and has plans to extend the program with 100 more brands in the future.  […]

Hong Kong Lawmakers Pass Waste-Charging Scheme After Years of Delay

4 Mins Read Hong Kong will finally see a waste-charging scheme come into force, after years of campaigning by the city’s green groups and delays by lawmakers. On Thursday (August 26), the Legislative Council of Hong Kong (LegCo) approved the new bill, which will require residents to pay for their rubbish—a move aimed at encouraging recycling and waste […]

Everything You Need To Know About REI’s First-Ever Eco Hiking Boots

4 Mins Read Outdoor and sporting goods company, REI Co-op has launched its first eco outdoor footwear line, two hiking hybrid shoes dubbed Flash and Traverse. The hiking boots are made entirely out of biobased and various recycled materials. U.S.-based REI, which has been a member-owned co-op since 1938, offers a range of sporting goods, camping gear, travel […]

L’Oréal, Coca-Cola Lead 100 Brands In Support of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility Packaging’ Initiative

4 Mins Read For the first time, 100+ businesses in the packaging value chain, along with more than 50 other organizations have come together to publicly recognize that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is significantly important. Without that, packaging collection and recycling can not be effectively scaled leading to tonnes of packaging polluting the environment. The statement is published […]