These 5 fashion innovations could help change the industry

February 3, 2016 by  
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How would you like to see the fashion industry transformed? What about textiles made of citrus-juice byproducts or an online marketplace for textile scraps and leftovers? How about microbes that digest polyester waste? H&M’s nonprofit Conscious Foundation is hoping to change the fashion landscape and your vote can help decide where a portion of a €1 million grant will go to help bring these innovations to life. READ MORE >

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INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. residential electricity consumption drops for the first time in a century

February 3, 2016 by  
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While the U.S. still has a long way to go with alternative energy , a new statistic has given us incredible hope for the future. For the first time in a century, energy consumption in U.S. homes has dropped. Since electricity first entered the home in the 1910’s, residential energy use has been steadily on the rise, but thanks to new developments in alternative technologies, our dependence on electricity is becoming more sustainable than ever before. From small changes, like the rise of circuit breakers and panels , to huge innovations like solar panels and home automation, the road to a cleaner, greener future has been a long — but worthwhile — process. Check out this fascinating infographic below to see how energy consumption has changed over the years. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. residential electricity consumption drops for the first time in a century

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