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The Womble Economy: Meet the Makers Turning Waste Into Profit

Natalie Glaze suspects sales of her bikinis might not have gone so fast without the help of Sir David Attenborough. Shortly before Glaze and her business partner Zanna Van Dijk created their sustainable clothing brand Stay Wild Swim, the doyen of TV nature documentaries appeared on TV in the second series of Blue Planet. “His …

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Revealed: Garment waste from Nike, Clarks and other big brands burned to fuel toxic kilns in Cambodia

Revealed: Garment waste from Nike, Clarks and other big brands burned to fuel toxic kilns in Cambodia

Right of reply A NEXT spokesperson said: “As part of the contractual obligation, NEXT suppliers must comply with our disposal policy. An excerpt of the following: – Under Clause 8.5 of Next’s Terms and Conditions of Purchase, Suppliers CANNOT dispose of Rejected, Secondary, Excess, Sample or Canceled Inventory UNLESS the Inventory is sold via Next …

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Julien Born, CEO of The LYCRA Company |  Photo courtesy of LYCRA

LYCRA and Browzwear partner to save time and reduce waste

Julien Born, CEO of The LYCRA Company | Photo courtesy of LYCRA Christian Chensvold, contributing writer | Thursday, August 4, 2022 When it comes to wearing clothes, one of the highest virtues is simplicity. When it comes to making them, it’s efficiency. And now the LYCRA Companythe global textile giant, plans to make this much …

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Trend: Pangaia and Primark step up efforts to transform textile waste into new colors

The latest in a growing wave of circular textile innovations, the materials science company and global retailer have both launched collections that transform waste into new, colorful textiles that require no dyeing. Pangaia Re-color Capsule transforms scrap materials into colorful dyes ‘This hoodie is colored using technology that recycles our textile waste into new colors’ …

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Longchamp CEO shares his journey to zero waste and sustainable fashion

Longchamp CEO shares his journey to zero waste and sustainable fashion

Longchamp’s signature Le Pliage® gives us more reason to love it with a new collection called Le Pliage® Re-Play that uses leftover canvas stocks to champion zero waste. Comprised of three formats – a spacious upright tote, a small shoulder bag and a trendy belt bag – each bag combines two different colors of end-of-roll …

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