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More than 100 billion garments are produced annually. Many end up in the landfill.
January 15, 2021 by Deonna Anderson
The apparel and footwear giant says its scale requires it to address textile waste and to design out waste from the beginning.
December 16, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
The EU-funded New Cotton Project aims to collect, sort and regenerate old clothing into new items for sale on the high street.
December 11, 2020 by Michael Holder
Fast fashion has destructive impacts on the environment and people. Buying secondhand clothing could provide consumers a way to push back against the fast-fashion system.
November 27, 2020 by Hyejune Park
In order to scale its solution, the labeling and embellishment manufacturer must partner with apparel companies and other stakeholders.
October 23, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
From Levi's first resale offering to H&M's first in-store garment-to-garment recycling system, the runaway for innovation is intriguing.
October 19, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
As fashion brands adapt and survive, they can drive a renewed vision of how to decouple volume growth from value growth.
October 16, 2020 by Elisa Niemtzow
The summit, which took place during Paris Fashion Week, presented a glimpse of our technological fashion future and showed that there's room to push our circular impact and ambition.
October 14, 2020 by Lilian Liu
Millions of fashion supply chain workers are expected to lose jobs by the end of the year due to the global COVID-19 crisis. A recovery must center people who've been most affected.
October 9, 2020 by Annelise Thim
Companies across the fashion industry have deployed pilots for circular — or more sustainable — products, but too often they stop there.
October 2, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
Date/Time: October 13, 2020 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) As global apparel consumption continues to rise—an expected increase of 60% by 2030—that growth
September 16, 2020 by Taylor Flores
Building a circular economy will need disruptive ideas that shift the status quo — and these five startups showcased at Circularity 20 could be those innovators.
August 31, 2020 by Holly Secon
As Hungarian biochemist Albert Szent-Gyorgyi said, 'Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.'
August 28, 2020 by Nick Jeffries
This company is trying to show the world that we can create industrial systems that are beneficial to humanity and to our habitat.
July 17, 2020 by Nicole Pamani
If we can't keep certain items from winding up in oceans or landfills, we should redesign with the expectation of that leakage.
July 13, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Man-made cellulosic fibers, the second biggest cellulosic fiber group after cotton, holds huge untapped potential to transform the fashion industry, according to Forum for the Future and the Textile Exchange.
June 24, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
Eon, an IoT platform, is working with the fashion companies and retailers to minimize waste and build the infrastructure for circular business models.
June 5, 2020 by Savannah Parsons
Eighty percent of a product’s environmental impact is decided on the design table but most apparel professionals weren't trained to design with the end-user or end-of-life of the garment in mind.
April 17, 2020 by Jade Wilting
From carbon-negative polyester to dissolvable thread, here's a handful of surprising startups making waves in the apparel industry.
April 6, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Which is better: reusable, unrecyclable plastic or single-use, recyclable aluminum?
March 23, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Tracking technologies could provide information throughout a product's journey, from the start all the way through to its use at the consumer level, and ultimately to its disposal or reuse in the future.
February 17, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
The outdoor recreation product company is expanding its Renewed recommerce program.
February 5, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
Incorporating recycled materials into product collections is a good start.
February 3, 2020 by Liesl Truscott
The growing demand for recycled polyester, coupled with a limited supply, signals scarcity and competition ahead.
February 3, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
The textile industry has a powerful opportunity to shift the needle in both producer and consumer contexts.
January 31, 2020 by Liesl Truscott