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Footwear News
Sep 12, 2020

How Sylven New York's ReBoot portal is combatting luxury fashion's ...

After launching a shoe dust bag drive that transformed often discarded covers into face masks this summer, emerging brand Sylven New York’s latest initiative, The ReBoot, tackles yet another waste issue accumulated by the footwear industry.
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Sep 12, 2020

Nendo designs retail outlet for skincare brand in Tokyo using biode...

Nendo has designed the interior of Athletia, a new skincare brand launched by the cosmetic company e’quipe of RMK and SUQQU fame. The brief required three brand values — a balance between movement and stillness, inner beauty, and compassion for the environment — to be expresse...
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Fast Company
Sep 12, 2020

The business model that could save fashion—and why it isn’t everywhere

The pandemic is ravaging the business of fashion. So why haven’t more brands embraced on-demand manufacturing?
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Robb Report
Sep 12, 2020

The world's most esteemed fashion houses now have workshops that wi...

Having assembled teams dedicated to restoring past-their-prime wares, these brands are encouraging customers to send in their wizened duds rather than simply replace them, demonstrating not only resounding confidence in their products but also a dedication to sustainability t...
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Sep 11, 2020

$5M Climate Impact Fund launches to support entrepreneurs tackling ...

Clean tech startups can be slower moving as their innovations often include hardware and their prototype process can take longer, particularly if it ...
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Waste 360
Sep 11, 2020

Artificial turf partnership introduces recyclable option that remov...

A Randolph, New Jersey-based distributor is partnering with an artificial grass company to bring synthetic turf fields that reduce harsh chemicals and combine triple-fiber woven turf and a non-rubber infill that are recyclable. Elite Turf, the distribution and installation par...
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UK Fashion Network
Sep 11, 2020

Burberry raises new funds to boost sustainability drive

It launched a sustainable bond to help its liquidity, but also stressed that the money will be ring-fenced to be used to boost its eco drive. As well as being the first sustainability-labelled bond issued by the company, it’s also a first for a luxury business.
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Sep 11, 2020

Clean beauty brand Pai rebrands amid crowding in the market

The rebrand focuses on two main aspects: packaging design and third-party certification. The packaging was updated to not only be more sustainable, but to also better communicate what Pai is and its brand positioning, which dovetails with third-party certification to provide c...
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Energy Live News
Sep 11, 2020

Europe to become home of the 'world's largest' plastic recycling fa...

The facility will have the potential to produce the equivalent of approximately 4.2 billion food grade beverage bottles made of 100% recycled and recyclable PET plastic annually.
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Textile World
Sep 11, 2020

Fashion For Good: A new frontier In chemical recycling

The Fashion for Good initiated “Full Circle Textiles Project: Scaling Innovations in Cellulosic Recycling” – a first-of-its-kind consortium project, launches today.
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Packaging Gateway
Sep 11, 2020

GreenTek Packaging launches hemp made disposable utensils

Eco-friendly packaging solutions and apparel manufacturer GreenTek Packaging has launched the first disposable utensils made from hemp.
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Restaurant Technology News
Sep 11, 2020

How advanced technologies can help restaurants combat food waste

To combat this increasingly problematic element of the food service industry, companies around the world are searching out innovative and efficient solutions, and like in many other sectors, they are leveraging technology to do so. Through innovative tracing, management and, o...
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Sourcing Journal
Sep 11, 2020

How TENCEL™ branded fibers in home goods help tackle textile waste

As the textile industry aims to curb its carbon footprint and wastefulness, picking environmentally minded fibers for bedding and bath products can move it towards its goals. Lenzing’s TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal fibers are made out of wood pulp, making them natural and fully bi...
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The Ritz Herald
Sep 11, 2020

IBM joins world business council for sustainable development

Technical and industry professionals across IBM’s business units and research division develop new ways of helping to solve difficult environmental problems based upon data and today’s exponential information technologies — including AI, automation, analytics, IoT and blockcha...
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NY Magazine
Sep 11, 2020

Is sustainable fashion more than just a trend?

On the latest episode of the Pivot podcast, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway respond to a listener’s question about making fashion greener — and the burgeoning resale market’s role in a possible solution.
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Sep 11, 2020

KM Packaging launches mono material polypropylene lidding films

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of mono-polymer material lidding films, made from polypropylene (PP), that is designed for recyclability.
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Plastics Today
Sep 11, 2020

Loop Industries and Suez Partner to Build First ‘Infinite Loop’ Fac...

Located in Europe, the site will be the largest PET recycling facility in the world, with the potential to produce the equivalent of approximately 4.2 billion food-grade beverage bottles from 100% recycled and infinitely recyclable PET annually.
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Packaging Gateway
Sep 11, 2020

Milliken joins Polypropylene Recycling Coalition to enhance circula...

Materials science expert Milliken & Company Milliken & Company has joined the industry collaboration Polypropylene Recycling Coalition. The move is part of the company’s strategy aimed to enhance polypropylene (PP) plastic circularity.
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New Food Magazine
Sep 11, 2020

MIT food sensor could help prevent E.Coli outbreaks and alleviate f...

A new way of testing for spoilage and bacterial contamination has been developed by MIT engineers. The sensor, which comprises several silk microneedles, works by piercing through plastic packaging to sample the food. These needles are moulded from a solution of edible protein...
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And Now U Know
Sep 11, 2020

Nature fresh farms releases new 100 percent home compostable cucumb...

With sustainability top of mind for consumers, retailers, and growers alike, Nature Fresh Farms has announced that it will continue its sustainability initiatives with the release of its new 100 percent home-compostable cucumber wraps. The packaging will be featured on Nature ...
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Sep 11, 2020

Newly funded study aims to convert paper and plastic wastes into food

Researchers at Iowa State University and their partners will create a system that converts wastes generated by military expeditionary forces into food. The technology could vastly improve military logistics and may have wider application to produce food and reduce plastic wast...
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Dairy Reporter
Sep 11, 2020

Nomadic Dairy on the importance of packaging

One of the fastest growing yogurt brands in the UK, Nomadic Dairy has invested £2.7m ($3.5m) in new packaging that removes 240 tonnes of plastic annually from its supply chain.
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South China Morning Post
Sep 11, 2020

No plastic bags, straws, or hotel shampoo bottles by 2025 as China ...

By the year’s end, a ban in China will take effect on the production and sale of disposable foamed plastic tableware, straws and plastic cotton buds. Non-biodegradable plastic bags, free disposable plastic products at hotels and the plastic packaging of courier deliverers must...
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Waste 360
Sep 11, 2020

Prada, Gucci and Burberry are creating sustainable products

The fashion industry is doing its part to reduce the environmental impact of their goods. They’re incorporating ECONYL® regenerated nylon, which is made from waste to create their products. ECONYL reduces the global warming impact of nylon by up to 90 percent.
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Circular Online
Sep 11, 2020

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste launches ALL_TOGETHER GLOBAL CLEA...

Extending its efforts to lessen the impact of litter on the environment, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (the Alliance) today (10 September) announces the ALL_TOGETHER GLOBAL CLEANUP, a global initiative to remove litter, one piece at a time, from the environment in celebrat...
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Sep 11, 2020

The Dole Promise: Merging sustainability and holistic harmony in bu...

Dole’s commitment to increase access to sustainable nutrition for one billion people alongside its efforts to move towards zero fruit loss has spurred an initiative like no other. The recently-launched Dole Promise consists of six pillars for operational sustainability and suc...
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World Economic Forum
Sep 11, 2020

Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustain...

Leather alternatives produced from synthetic polymers fare better in terms of environmental sustainability and have achieved considerable market share in recent years. But these materials face the same disposal issues as any synthetic plastic. So, the leather market has begun ...
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TR Business
Sep 11, 2020

YSL and CDFG invent ‘the beauty of tomorrow’ with new Pure Shots po...

The ecologically designed space, designed to take travellers on an innovative and more sustainable journey, allows them to interact with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technology for tailor-made beauty routines. The 30sq m pop-up will run until 30 September.
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Packaging Gateway
Sep 10, 2020

Atar Capital purchases US foodservice packaging maker WinCup

US private investment firm Atar Capital has purchased biodegradable foodservice packaging products manufacturer WinCup.
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Textile World
Sep 10, 2020

Avery Dennison Fastener Solutions introduces 100-percent biodegrada...

Avery Dennison Corp. Fastener Solutions has launched a tag fastener for the apparel industry that completely degrades within one year of exposure to soil microorganisms, without leaving behind microplastics or harmful substances.

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