Upcycling 'fast fashion' to reduce waste and pollution

Pollution created by making and dyeing clothes has pitted the fashion industry and environmentalists against each other. Now, the advent of "fast fashion"—trendy clothing affordable enough to be disposable—has strained ...

Fashion faux pas: Fashion trends are costing the environment

From balaclavas to cowgirl hats—and even the return of low-rise jeans—whatever the latest trends, they're sure to fly from catwalks to consumers the moment that models leave the stage at the Australian Fashion Week next ...

Bio-inspired textiles promote sustainable fashion

While color is one of the primary indicators of sales success within the fashion industry, it's also one of the world's largest sources of water pollution. In fact, textile mills often dump residual dyes and hazardous chemicals ...

Innovations in sustainable fashion

The global fashion sector, mainly the apparel and footwear industry, produced more greenhouse gases than France, Germany, and the UK combined in 2018, around 2.1 billion metric tons of CO2 emissions—approximately 4% of ...

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