New Balance Creates NewSky Sneaker From 95% Recycled Plastic Bottles

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As part of a greater effort from New Balance to adopt more sustainable practices, newSKY represents an approach towards utilizing recycled materials to create footwear. The upper of newSKY is made entirely from Eco-fi; a high-quality polyester manufactured from 95% PET plastic bottles. Bottles are chopped into flakes, heated, and molded into fiber, creating a […]

Sustainable Fashion, Organic Cotton and H&M

Sustainable Fashion, Organic Cotton and H&M

According to a report by Textile Exchange (formerly Organic Exchange) re-leased today, neither the recession nor unstable economies put a damper on the fast-growing organic textiles industry which grew 20 percent to an estimated $5.16 billion in 2010. According to the results of TE surveys and interviews used to develop the 2010 Global Market Report […]

Sustainable fashion gaining momentum?

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The Guardian reports: “Luxury and sustainability are two words you may not particularly expect to find in the same sentence. You may even think they are antithetical concepts.” But this is just what innovative NOHARM brand has been doing for the past 6 years. Looks like the traditional old brands are starting to get the […]

Sustainable Fashion – Fashion Fusion Expo 2010

To raise awareness about fashion and sustainability, Fashion Fusion Expo 2010 is hosting an event on 12-13th March to show that sustainable fashion can still be stylish. The event will feature sustainable designers including Ethical, African, Caribbean, Asian Oriental and European clothing, shoes and accessories. Fashion Fusion aims to attract more than 6000 visitors. Expo […]