Stella McCartney Converts to TIPA Sustainable Packaging and Highlights Issue of Single-Use Industrial Plastic. Staying true to Stella McCartney’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, (remark, the brand has just been awarded a Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold level certification for its wool yarn by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, a fashion industry first) .the … Continue reading PACKAGING & FASHION. Stella McCartney picks Tipa’s Bio-Based Plastic
Fashion Positive launched new digital tools to accelerate the Cradle to Cradle certification process and more. Now available at the new fashionpositive.org website, a set of resources to be seen as easy tools for designers, brands, and suppliers to certify materials, find guidance and funding for achieving Cradle to Cradle certifications and work together to develop new circular … Continue reading CRADLE TO CRADLE. Digitalization to Accelerate Circular Fashion
Première Vision, the premier raw material sourcing show, brought together influential players to discuss circular economy connected to sustainable fashion. Following, few key quotes of Première Vision‘s Smart Talk panelists: Sven Hermann (Ellen MacArthur Foundation), underlined the growing importance of a collaborative mentality and highlighted the foundation’s “Circular Fibres Initiative“, inspired by the success of the “New … Continue reading CIRCULAR ECONOMY. Takeaways from Première Vision’s Smart Talks
Modern Meadow unlocks the capabilities of nature to solve sustainability challenges. Modern Meadow, an American company headquartered in New Jersey, aims to innovate with alternative leather materials while doing better for the planet. Biology and materials science are the company’s foundation, engineering, and analytics its strength, and design it core! “We believe in a future where … Continue reading FASHIONABLE COLLAGEN. Debut of ZOA Biofabricated Leather
Four Raw Material Key’s, as Discovered at Première Vision Paris Sourcing Event. More than seasons, genders, or distinct application targets, it is the environmental respect and sustainable responsibility that lead the way in any of noteworthy fibers, textiles, and finishing developments, attracting forward thinking and acting buyers. These commercial material developments restlessly inject energy into the … Continue reading FASHION FABRICS. Breakthrough of Sustainable Developments
Discover at Première Vision Paris: Seaqual’s novel fibers, yarns, and A/W 18-19 fabrics in 100% recycled polyester from ocean-plastic-waste. Designers, fabric and yarn buyers: no excuse can hold anymore. The profusion of sustainable raw materials is endless and a myriad of “traceable” products are market available. A Not-to-Miss at Première Vision Paris: more and new wovens … Continue reading FASHION FIBER & FABRIC. More yarns and textiles in Seaqual Ocean-Plastic-Waste Recycled Polyester.
Costa Rica has reached a new record in clean energy production and received their latest Biosphere Reserve declaration by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)—solidifying their unshakeable commitment to sustainability. During the first six months of the year, 99% of Costa Rica‘s electricity came from renewable sources, according to data from the National Energy Control Center … Continue reading TRAVEL. Costa Rica Up to Become First Carbon Neutral Country by 2021.