Walking a mile in the shoes of a closed-loop company

November 17, 2017 by  
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The president of footwear label Okabashi discusses why its U.S.-made shoes travel 10,000 fewer miles than competitors and use more secondary materials.

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How Canopy’s founder is winning converts with her gospel of deforestation

November 14, 2017 by  
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Australian-born Nicole Rycroft cultivates transformational, not transactional, relationships with the likes of H&M, VF Corp. and Levi Strauss & Co.

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This startup is creating biodegradable fabric from methane-eating bacteria

October 25, 2017 by  
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The founders of Mango Materials stumbled across their idea by accident.

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The art of kickstarting your heartbeat

October 25, 2017 by  
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A daughter of the Navajo reconnects with what it means to be truly part of the planet that gives us life.

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10 Things in Your Closet You Can Reuse or Recycle

September 12, 2017 by  
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Many of us put off cleaning out our homes, which means by the time we get around doing so, we want the old stuff out as quickly as possible. Closets especially tend to accumulate extra stuff, but the landfill doesn’t have to be the end destination…

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It’s National Secondhand Wardrobe Day: How You Can Participate

August 25, 2017 by  
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Chances are, you have a clothing item (or 10) in your closet that you don’t wear, haven’t worn since the previous solar eclipse and have no plans to wear here or in a parallel universe. But, before you purge your closet and launch your lightly worn…

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A sportswear company stays true to its sustainable slam dunk

August 25, 2017 by  
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How Ruth True founded Nube9, dominated the youth sportswear market and diverted 795,000 plastic bottles from the landfill.

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How to Shop for Clothes with the Earth in Mind

July 28, 2017 by  
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Take it from someone who loves to shop — building a fantastic and versatile wardrobe is super fun and helps you express your individuality. There is a certain thrill to finding a great deal or bringing that special piece home with you. That being…

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Perk Up Your Workout with a Recycled Coffee Grounds Sports Bra

July 24, 2017 by  
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The earth is home to a colossal 5.5 billion tons of plastic waste infiltrating our land and seas, according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances. If the image of a polluted plastic planet perturbs you, pay attention. The study…

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British retailer Tesco to detoxify clothing

July 24, 2017 by  
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Fashion brands from H&M to Benetton to Levi Strauss have committed to Greenpeace’s initiative to detoxify the industry.

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