Fashion's green future of seaweed coats and mushroom shoes

From making algae-sequin dresses, dyeing clothes with bacteria to planting trackable pigments in cotton, an emerging tide of technological innovations offers the fashion industry a chance to clean up its woeful environmental ...

Analyzing COVID-19's effect on the clothing industry

While COVID-19 hit the textile and apparel industry especially hard, businesses with a strong online presence, several manufacturing locations and an ability to quickly adjust their merchandise were better able to withstand ...

'Plastic-free' fashion is not as clean or green as it seems

We have all become more aware of the environmental impact of our clothing choices. The fashion industry has seen a rise in "green," "eco" and "sustainable" clothing. This includes an increase in the use of natural fibres, ...

Why you should stop buying new clothes

The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world, producing 20% of global wastewater and 10% of global carbon emissions—and it's estimated that by 2050 this will have increased to 25%. A staggering ...

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