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11 Nov

#BePlasticWise

#BePlasticWise
Almost nine million tons of visible plastic trash enter oceans each year—then there’s the waste we can’t see.
Plastic has become a huge part of our everyday lives. Being such a cheap, durable and versatile  material,  it has changed the way we travel, eat, clean and even dress. Even though most of us are aware of the consequences of using plastic bags, bottles and straws. Microplastics are a much bigger problem.
The world is slowly starting to wake up to the global problem of plastic waste and in particular microplastics, are a huge concern.
Microplastics are plastic particles of less than 1mm in diameter. These are accumulating in marine habitats around the world, representing a new type of environmental and health threat.

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15 Jul

England Naturally

Sustainable Upcycled Fashion Brands

These sustainable upcycled fashion brands use recycled textiles, that would otherwise go to landfill. Textile waste is a huge problem in the fashion industry. It’s nice to make clothing from organic cotton and hemp, but it’s also good to create…

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20 Jun

End the era of 'Throwaway' fashion

A report by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) into clothing waste and sustainability suggested Britain buys more clothes per person than any other country in Europe and every year £140m worth of clothes are sent to landfill in the UK.

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17 Jun

FASHION UNITED ONLINE NEWS

London-based womenswear brand Hide The Label was launched last year when brother and sister duo, Ryan and Shereen Barrett, set out to make a truly sustainable fashion brand; one that considered its social and environmental footprint at every stage of its supply chain.

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04 Jun

The Future of Fashion Tech

Blockchain is a buzzword that you may have heard being thrown around over the last few years, but until now, rarely has it been associated with fashion. All that is about to change.

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22 May

The Future Of Sustainable Fashion

According to data from Accenture in 2017, 33% of consumers are choosing to buy from brands they believe are doing social or environmental good, with 21% saying they would actively choose brands if they made their sustainability credentials more clear on packaging and in marketing – representing €966bn worth of untapped opportunity for brands.

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