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H&M X IKEA Study Highlights Safe Substances For Recycled Textiles

4 Mins Read Home furnishing giant IKEA and clothing begemoth H&M have partnered together on a large-scale test study to help address textile recycling obstacles and are hoping the results will help them make a smooth transition to a circular economy. IKEA and H&M Group have joined forces in an effort to convert their work into circular businesses […]

Circular Fashion: HKRITA, H&M Set Up Green Machine To Produce Garments Out of Recycled Polyester

4 Mins Read Developed by The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) in partnership with the H&M Foundation, the hydrothermal separation system (The Green Machine) will manufacture garments for one of H&M’S brands Monki, a youth-focused fashion brand, creating its first-ever circular line made out of recycled polyester. Established in 2018, the Green machine was […]

Circular Fashion: H&M Launches Kids Collection Made From Recycled Plastic Collected On Indonesian Beaches

4 Mins Read As part of its Bottle2Fashion project, H&M has partnered with Danone Aqua to transform plastic bottle waste from the shores of Indonesia into recycled polyester, the same material used for its latest kidswear collection. The H&M kidswear collection launched on January 14 is made from approximately 3.5 million PET bottles that were transformed into recycled […]

Green Queen Heroes: Christina Dean of Redress

4 Mins Read Christina Dean has literally changed the fashion landscape in Hong Kong. In a city where fast fashion and consumerism run deep, she has proven that what’s old can be chic and what’s green can be trendy. She proved that clothes shopping is optional when she embarked on her one year challenge to only wear used […]