Eco-Fashion News

Primark Shopper Finds Worker's "Cry From Help" Sewn Into Dress

A Primark shopper got more than she bargained after discovering a “cry for help” sewn into the lining of her cut-price dress. Rebecca Gallagher from Swansea, Wales, was…

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New Jersey Passes Historic Bill to Ban Sale of Elephant Ivory, Rhino Horn

Photo by Shutterstock This week, New Jersey’s legislature took a brave step against elephant poaching, by passing a bill that eliminates the trade in ivory and rhinoceros horn.…

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How Ethical Are Your Favorite Fast-Fashion Brands?

Photo by Shutterstock Not all fast-fashion labels are created equal, according to a new report by Ethical Consumer. The U.K. magazine tapped a variety of publicly available data,…

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Nike Fetes Garments Dyed Using Waterless "ColorDry" Technology

Nike’s “ColorDry” technology is ready for its closeup. The waterless fabric-dyeing innovation, a collaboration between the sportswear giant and the Netherlands’s…

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Energy-Efficient Clothes Dryers Could Save Americans $4 Billion Per Year

Photo by Shutterstock Energy-inefficient clothes dryers are causing American households to waste up to $4 billion each year, according to a new report released by the Natural Resources…

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Honest By Launches Scholarship for Socially Responsible Designers

The world’s first 100 percent transparent fashion label is launching a first-of-its-kind scholarship for aspiring designers who desire to work in a progressive, socially and…

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Adidas Announces New Roadmap to Detox Supply Chain by 2020

Adidas is returning onside. Two weeks after the FIFA World Cup sponsor received a a red card from Greenpeace for lagging behind on its commitments toward creating a toxic-free supply…

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The Hague's Humanity House Hosts "Fair Fashion Lab"

A UNIVERSAL SYMBOL To frame the show—as well as create six “pockets” for each of the individual artists—Space & Matter constructed a massive curtain made of 665…

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Nike Unveils World's First 3D-Printed Performance Sports Bag

Don’t count on getting your mitts on Nike Football’s “Rebento” duffel any time soon. The sportswear goliath only made three copies of the carryall, which…

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Regenesi, Dainese Upcycle Old Motorcycle Racing Suits Into Accessories

Feeling a need for speed? Get a danger-free rush from Regenesi’s recent collaboration with Dainese, an Italian firm that specializes in protective motorcycling gear. Unveiled at…

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Reformation Debuts Eco-Friendly Wedding Gowns, Bridesmaids' Dresses

HERE COMES THE BRIDE Comprising eight matrimonial-themed styles in seven colors and patterns, the range telegraphs a subtly sexy, urban-boho vibe that can only be characterized as…

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Bangladesh Garment-Factory Owners Threaten to Sue Inspection Agencies

Photo by Shutterstock The owners of Bangladesh’s garment factories are threatening the Accord on Fire and Building Safety with legal action after claiming that closures for safety…

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Greenpeace "Red Cards" Adidas, Nike for Toxic World Cup Merchandise

Greenpeace is calling foul on Adidas, Nike, and Puma ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. In the first study to hone in on football kits, the environmental nonprofit uncovered high levels…

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Plastic "Microbeads" From Beauty Products Are Polluting Waterways

Your face scrub may be great for your skin, but the plastic beads found in many products are causing serious damage in our nation’s waterways. The tiny plastic pieces are small enough…

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Watch "The Next Black," A Documentary About the Future of Fashion

Fire up your monitors for The New Black, a 45-minute documentary about the future of the clothing we wear. Produced by home-appliance manufacturer AEG, the film introduces the viewer to…

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Levi's CEO: Save the Planet, Stop Washing Your Jeans

Photo by Stuart Isett for Fortune Brainstorm Green Chip Bergh wants you to stop washing your jeans. Speaking at Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, Calif., on Tuesday,…

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Hoax Email Claims That Gap Signed Bangladesh Safety Accord

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Actor Ashton Kutcher Shutters U.S.-Made Pickwick & Weller Label

Photo by Jaguar PS/Shutterstock R.I.P., Pickwick and Weller; we hardly knew ye. PandoDaily reports that the Los Angeles–based luxury T-shirt label, which featured actor Ashton Kutcher…

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