How the Textile Exchange’s new index aims to make a material difference

January 20, 2020 by  
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A new tool, released today, aims to push apparel and home furnishings companies further toward sustainability, and ramps up efforts by the textile and fashion industries to align material choices with the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Trend: Shipping sails toward decarbonization

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The following is adapted from State of Green Business 2020, published by GreenBiz in partnership with Trucost, part of financial information and analytics giant S&P Global.

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Shabd Simon-Alexander Adds Solid Colors to Classic Styles for Fall 2011

August 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: Shabd Simon-Alexander Fall weather — and fashion — is in the air, which means it will soon be time to don your favorite styles for cooler temps. If you have seen our Back to School Fall Fashion Guide you know I am all about classic, transitional pieces that can be worn year round. Enter Shabd Simon-Alexander . The Brooklyn-based designer’s fall 2011 collection infuses classic tie-dye designs, which will add a burst of color to any drab wardrobe, with wearable, versatile wardrobe staple… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How to Build Hugelkultur Irrigation-Free Raised Bed Gardens (Video)

August 25, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Paul Wheaton Some time ago I posted on hugelkultur raised bed gardening —an initially labor intensive method of growing that involves burying massive amounts of woody biomass underneath your growing bed, providing a long-term release of nutrients and a greatly increased water-storage capacity as the materials slowly rot down. (Advocates say that big-enough hugelkultur beds should never need watering.) At the time I was a little taken aback by imag… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Barneys SVP Julie Gilhart on Slow Fashion, Quality Clothing, and the Changing Times

April 12, 2010 by  
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Barneys SVP Julie Gilhart speaks at the Fashion Summit in Copenhagen. Image via Ecouterre In a recent interview Style.com ‘s editor in chief, Dirk Standen, speaks to Julie Gilhart , SVP and fashion director Barneys New York, on the future of fashion.

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