From Nike Space Hippie to sustainable fashion projections
Nike Space Hippie, the sneakers created using Nike’s own space junk
Many shoe brands are becoming more aware of climate urgency, and Nike is no exception.
The four models presented in its “Space Hippie” collection are made 100% with factory remnants: the scrap material from factory floors left over from the manufacturer’s other products.
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Lee Jeans launches range of fully biodegradable denim
Despite sustainable clothing developments in recent years, the fashion industry is still having a substantial negative effect on the environment.
Items in the ‘Back to Nature’ collection are made using entirely compostable linen-cotton yarns, and no rivets, so that when the garment is no longer needed, the buttons can be unscrewed for re-use and the rest is just thrown into the compost [...]
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Get ready for a year of climate emergency declarations
Last month, the cities of Barcelona, San Diego, Boston, and Nottingham all officially declared climate emergencies.
“We can no longer afford to say we need to act on climate for our kids and our grandkids. The effects are happening now,” Boston city councillor Matt O’Malley told Quartz. O’Malley put forward the climate emergency resolution passed by the city in January.
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‘Clothing designed to become garbage’ — Fashion industry grapples with pollution, waste issues
The $2.5 trillion fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters and the second-biggest consumer of water.
Hannah George grew up shopping at the malls in Ithaca, New York, where she stocked up on the latest affordable trends at retailers such as H&M and Forever 21.
The 25-year-old abruptly stopped, however, when she went to college and learned about fashion industry pollution, a major driver of climate change. She shifted toward buying [...]
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