In recent years, the fashion industry has been making an effort to become more sustainable. In January, the CFDA launched a sustainability initiative after releasing a 233-page sustainability report detailing how designers can be more cognizant of their carbon footprint. Earlier this month, brands like Adidas and Everlane announced innovative sneakers made mostly from recycled material.
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Get out your reusable water bottles, Glastonbury revellers – the festival is going single-use free. Answering the call of Mother Nature that is, you know, dying because of our use of plastic, the famous event has decided to rid its muddy fields of the product come June when it returns for another round at Worthy Farm.
We have all seen the damage plastic waste is doing around the world – but sales of bottled water have continued to grow
Protesters lay on ground in transport hubs, cultural venues and shopping centres in countries around the world
Fast-fashion brands are taking steps to clean up their act. It’s no secret that, by nature, fast fashion isn’t doing the environment any favors. For years, brands like H&M, Zara and Forever 21, and, more recently, the Fashion Novas and Boohoos of the world, have been making a profit by taking runway trends and quickly recreating them for the mass market at a fraction of the cost.
The German auto company, Volkswagen Group, has joined a network that targets improving sustainability and traceability in mineral supply chains. The firm has joined the initiative, which will use blockchain technologies to enable the project, edie.net reported.