The environmental sustainability promoting NGO, Redress, has recently launched the R Cert recycled textile clothing standard, a verification standard that aims to educate consumers about the recycling process and the environmental savings achieved through the production of their recycled textile clothing.
You might not realise it, but the amount of water that you consume could be off the charts, harming the planet.
Many people are switching to the Paleo diet and those who have made the switch are convinced that eating more like our ancestors (or even more like our grandparents) boosts energy, helps curb cravings and keeps your weight stable. A question that people keep asking, however, is whether it’s safe for kids or even babies?
Hemp has a myriad of uses from clothes, to medicine, to fabrics, to fuel and well, even cars. Introducing the world’s eco-friendliest hemp car, the Kestrel.
Patagonia has launched “Truth to Materials”, a seven-piece capsule collection made from reclaimed fibres and fabrics, that explores what it describes as “radical new methods of manufacturing.”
After thousands of garment workers rallied across Phnom Penh last week to renew demands for higher wages, eight of the world’s leading fashion retailers said they are willing to pay more for clothes made in Cambodia.
Freedom of Animals, dubbed as the“Céline of vegan fashion”, has partnered with PETA to create two limited-edition carryalls in support of the animal-rights group’s lifesaving work. The New York-based label manufactures elegant, cruelty-free bags that are beloved by fashion it-girls such as Anne Hathaway, Kerry Washington, and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Monday and Tuesday of this week saw our 2014 Remake Design Challenge finalists present their designs to our esteemed judging panel at The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town.
This October Swedish retail giant, H&M, will introduce “Conscious Denim,” an extensive line of indigo essentials for men, women, and children that promises to reduce the environmental impact of jeans.
Just in time for Organic Day today, 22 September, South African’s will be able to taste the world’s first Fairtrade and organic vodka.
Instead of your traditional braai for this year’s Heritage Day, why not consider a food swap party?
Rouland Mouret is putting an ethical spin on one of his bestselling designs, the “Eugene” top.
H&M is set to develop a “responsible” Ethiopian textile industry with the backing of Swedfund. Swedfund, a state-owned risk-capital firm that specializes in emerging markets, is throwing its financial clout behind the Swedish retailer in a partnership designed to develop a “responsible” Ethiopian textile industry.