H&M’s Cos Brand Introduces First Sustainable Activewear Line

H&M Group’s label Cos introduced its first line of sustainable activewear. The fashion brand’s new collection for women is made from recycled materials like nylon and polyester. Sold online to start, the collection contains more than a dozen pieces including socks, leggings, sports bras, underwear, outerwear, and tops. The items range from $45 to $190,…

AB’nin 2020 Döngüsel Ekonomi Eylem Planı ve İklim Değişikliği İle Mücadele

Kaynak: https://www.iklimhaber.org/abnin-2020-dongusel-ekonomi-eylem-plani-ve-iklim-degisikligi-ile-mucadele/ Yazı: BUSE ESİN Dünyada iklim değişikliğinin ciddi etkilerini yaşamayan tek bir ülke bile yok. 1990 verilerine oranla günümüzde seragazı salımı %50’den daha fazla artmış durumda. Aşırı sıcaklar ya da soğuk havalar, seller, kuraklıklar, tayfun ve kasırga gibi birçok aşırı hava olayının yaşanma sıklığının giderek arttığı zamanımızda birçok insan, iklim değişikliğinin neden olduğu acı…

Circular economy principles are alleviating COVID-19 shortages

COVID-19’s unanticipated arrival has overwhelmed healthcare workers, medical institutions and the personal protective equipment (PPE) supply. At the outset, we anticipated needing as many as 89 million medical masks, 76 million examination gloves and 1.6 million goggles per month. Three months into the pandemic, we are experiencing a manufacturing and supply chain shortage that is only expected…

5 Sustainable Fashion Industry Innovations Awarded $1 Million by H&M Foundation

The five winning entries of the 2020 Global Change Award include innovations from lab-grown cotton and creating fabrics from protein DNA, to tracking sustainable fibers by using blockchain technology, wastewater separation and converting carbon dioxide into sustainable polyester. Global Change Award is the non-profit H&M Foundation’s fifth annual innovation challenge. The goal is to identify early stage, disruptive ideas that can make fashion more sustainable, and to scale…

“Koronavirüsü, kendimizi izole edeceğimiz bir geleceğin önizlemesidir.”

Yazan: Will OREMUS Çeviren: Hande Yetkin Kaynak: https://yesilgazete.org/blog/2020/03/17/koronavirusu-kendimizi-izole-edecegimiz-bir-gelecegin-onizlemesi/ Haftanın her günü sabah 8.45’te dört yaşındaki oğlumu kreşe bırakıyor, ona sarılarak vedalaşıyor ve eve dönüyorum. Bu genellikle evden ayrılmak durumunda kaldığım son an oluyor ve sonrasında 17.15’te oğlum ve eşim eve dönene kadarki süreçte odayı başka bir insanla paylaşmıyorum. Bu durum hayatımı kısmen yalnız geçirdiğim anlamına…

Trend: Circularity becomes measurable

Having moved from fringe, mostly academic conversations into the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies and the halls of parliament around the world, the idea of a circular economy is growing up fast. In its infancy, circularity’s primary pain point was awareness and conceptual understanding — or a lack thereof. Now, in the impressionable days of…

Starbucks Begins Market Tests on Recyclable and Compostable Cups

This month, Starbucks begins its first market tests of a recyclable and compostable hot cups as part of the NextGen Cup Challenge, which seeks to address single-use packaging waste by developing an industry-wide recyclable and compostable to-go cup solution. This is a step forward in the company’s journey to better manage its waste by ensuring more reuse and recycling….

L’Oreal to Obtain Years of 100% Recycled PET Resin for Packaging

L’Oreal is taking a big step toward creating a circular economy with an agreement to purchase PET resin made of 100% recycled materials for its packaging needs for the next several years. The French personal care company has signed a multi-year agreement with Loop Industries for the resin. Loop says that its low-energy technology depolymerizes…

Global Recycled PET Market Set to Nearly Double by 2029

The global market for recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is expected to almost double between 2019 and 2029, reaching $4.7 billion, according to a new report. Future Market Insights looked at historical demand for this particular form of recycled plastic from 2014–2018, and used that analysis to forecast statistics for 2019–2029. The increase is likely to…

H&M Launches Line of Athletic-Wear from ‘More Sustainable Fabrics’

Fashion retailer H&M has partnered with Sydney-based brand P.E. Nation for a line of athletic-wear made with more sustainable materials, the company announced. The line will feature P.E. Nation items reimagined in “more sustainable fabrics,” according to H&M. These include organic cotton and recycled polyester. The line includes activewear, T-shirts, swimwear and undergarments.  H&M recently…