Sustainable Fashion

Fair Trade USA & Rachael Wang Create First-Ever We Wear Fair Trade Lookbook

Non-profit partners with fashion director & stylist on lookbook in support of Fashion Revolution Week featuring apparel exclusively made in Fair Trade Certified™ Factories.
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OAKLAND, Calif., April 23, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Today, Fair Trade USA unveils its first ever lookbook, We Wear Fair Trade. Made in partnership with renowned fashion director, activist, and stylist Rachael Wang, the lookbook features exclusively Fair Trade Certified™ apparel modeled by contemporary human and environmental rights advocates.

Ecocentricity Blog: Pulling a Thread

Guest Blog by Chantel Lanier
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This year Chantel Lanier has been on a personal quest to learn more about the environmental impact of fashion, and what she has learned is staggering.

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This year Chantel Lanier has been on a personal quest to learn more about the environmental impact of fashion, and what she has learned is staggering.

Turning Textile Effluent Into Life-Sustaining Water: A History of Gildan’s Biotop

In celebration of World Water Day, Gildan looks back on almost two decades of naturally returning clean water to the environment
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In the spirit of World Water Day, Gildan celebrates the 17th anniversary of its Biotop wastewater treatment system, which treats water in a natural process using only bacteria, sunlight and gravity.

Love Your Clothes Longer

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As a result of many factors, we are consuming more clothing than at any time in human history, over 100 billion garments annually. Compared to 15 years ago, consumers buy three times more garments every year and keep them half as long. The environmental impacts of this are major, but not beyond our control. Studies show that just by keeping our clothes an extra nine months, we can reduce our carbon, water and waste footprint between 20% and 30%.

Sands ECO360 Newsletter | Las Vegas Sands' Top Sustainability Moments in Q4 2018

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Through Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands’ award winning global sustainability program, the company has a responsibility to the planet and is committed to minimizing its environmental impact. Each quarter, Sands publishes its efforts in sustainability in the Sands ECO360 newsletter highlighting pivotal moments and milestones across its properties around the world. Sands is a leader in sustainability within the hospitality industry focusing on four key pillars: green buildings, green meetings and events, environmentally responsible operations, and stakeholder engagement.

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Through Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands’ award winning global sustainability program, the company has a responsibility to the planet and is committed to minimizing its environmental impact. Each quarter, Sands publishes its efforts in sustainability in the Sands ECO360 newsletter highlighting pivotal moments and milestones across its properties around the world. Sands is a leader in sustainability within the hospitality industry focusing on four key pillars: green buildings, green meetings and events, environmentally responsible operations, and stakeholder engagement.

J.Crew Group Inc. Puts Factory Employees First With New Fair Trade Certified Denim

J.Crew and Madewell provide economic opportunities and increase sustainability with new collection
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OAKLAND, Calif., January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/– Today, Fair Trade USA announces the beginning of a long-term partnership with the J.Crew Group and the introduction of J.Crew and Madewell’s first-ever Fair Trade Certified™ collection.

The Making of a Sustainable Textile Designer: Interview With Katherine Soucie of Sans Soucie Zero-Waste Textile Design

Katherine Soucie talks about her explorations with pre-consumer apparel waste
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In October 2017, Gildan partnered with Katherine Soucie of Sans Soucie, zero-waste textile design studio to give its hosiery waste new life through transformation into textiles, fashion and art.  On the one-year anniversary of this partnership, Soucie talks about her research, her design and her curiosity with new inputs.

Q:   How did you become passionate about recycled textiles?

Fair Trade USA Celebrates 20 Years Of Global Impact During Fair Trade Month

Non-Profit Org Brings the Benefits of Fair Trade to U.S. Farm Workers
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OAKLAND, Calif., October 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today marks the start of Fair Trade Month and the 20th anniversary of Fair Trade USA, the award-winning social enterprise and leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America.

Leather From Mushrooms? Biotech Goes High Fashion

A new Stella McCartney handbag made of cutting-edge, lab-grown material is both super-supple and easy on the environment.
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Can one clever little purse set the fashion business on a new, Earth-friendly path?

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