February 17, 2017
New guidelines provide “common understanding” for supply chain due diligence in fashion sector
Apparel brands and retailers are recommended to embed social, human rights and...
February 3, 2017
New Plastics Economy aims to increase global plastic recycling from 14% to 70%
Last week, the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation released the action...
January 18, 2017
Strikes in Bangladesh’s garment sector; fashion companies lobby government
More than 50 factories closed their facilities after garment workers went on strike near...
November 24, 2016
Patagonia to give Black Friday profits back to the planet
American outdoor wear brand Patagonia has announced its ‘100% for the Planet’...
November 14, 2016
Adidas aims for one million pairs of shoes made with recycled ocean plastic
German sportswear brand adidas has announced that it plans to produce one million pairs of...
November 10, 2016
European Clothing Action Plan announces first participants
Five leading businesses are the first brands and retailers to sign up to the European...
October 25, 2016
Japanese company pioneers new polyester recycling technique
Japanese company Jeplan has developed a technique for chemically recycling post-consumer...
October 21, 2016
EU funds pilot of new textile sorting technology
The ‘Textile Sorting Project’ has developed a smart textile sorting technology called...
October 11, 2016
Study shows intensity of micro fibre pollution dependent on textile fibre type
A new study released by Plymouth University, UK, has revealed that the amount of micro...